Re: Some 2.6 thinking

* James Henstridge <james daa com au> [2004-04-14 13:05:43 +0800]:

> If all I can rely on is lpr, how do I get a list of all the printers the 
> user can print to?  What options are available for each printer? 
> (different paper sizes, input trays, output bins, duplexing options, 
> stapling, copies, collation, colour, etc).  How do I set the various 
> printer options when sending a print job?
Okay, lpr was a bad example. 
Perhaps there're better ones.

> The papi API Jody posted (which looks quite closely related to the IPP 
> printing model) might be the answer.
Is there anything like that already existing outside of gtk ?

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