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Re: Printing

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Printing
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 17:11:07 +0900

Eli Zaretskii writes:

 > The way every modern platform does that: through a printer API,
 > whereby you select fonts and layout, then render text to some device,
 > and the text gets printed to the printer you select.  Since Emacs
 > already knows how to render text, it shouldn't be too hard to teach it
 > do so to something other than a screen.

FWIW, XEmacs has an msprinter device for exactly this purpose.  AFAIK,
our Windows users are mostly satisfied with printing per se, although
our printer config dialog seems rife with nasty regressions. :-(

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