[SM-Discuss] Cups and Ghostscript . . .
Seth Alan Woolley
seth at positivism.org
Sun Sep 25 15:52:13 EDT 2005
On Sun, Sep 25, 2005 at 10:41:58AM +0200, Arwed von Merkatz wrote:
> a note in the cups spell that you need espgs to print to postscript
> (pcl?) printers.
PostScript is an apple/adobe collaboration standard that hp (and every
other company) later adopted for its high end printers. It's a full on
PCL is HP's printer control language, it's mostly escape character
sequences last I had to use it. It's been supported by other vendors
who wanted to be able to print from systems designed for HP's earlier
Both are "open" to the extent anybody can reimplement them.
Just wanted to answer the ? mark, and note that they are not the same
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