Subject: Re: lpwrapper
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/21/2003 14:37:42
> [buncha stuff I agree with]

> For the one case where it'll get it wrong (it's PS but you want it
> dumped as text), just set the, "It's text" flag.

Actually, when I've had lpr make mistakes it's more often been
mistakenly treating (hand-written) PostScript code as text.

> The one problem with this is that lpr has burned through lots of
> letters, [...] and we don't have room for PS and Text.

lpr really needs something like "-t <type>", where <type> is a short
string like "dvi" or "ps" or "text" or "fortran" or "ditroff".  -t and
-T appear to be taken :-(, but it's a long way from running out of
possible option letters, even if you insist on sticking with one-letter

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