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Re: IPP under emacs [was: Re: Post-22.1 development?]

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: IPP under emacs [was: Re: Post-22.1 development?]
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 09:11:38 +0200
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Vinicius Jose Latorre skrev:
Richard Stallman wrote:
Some time ago, Eric Marsden created the ipp.el package, see the links:

What does this do?

;; The Internet Printing Protocol is intended to replace the LPD
;; protocol for interacting with network printers. It specifies
;; mechanisms for querying the capabilities of a printer, submitting
;; and cancelling jobs, and queue monitoring.
;; You can find out whether a device is IPP-capable by trying to
;; telnet to port 631. If it accepts the connection it probably
;; understands IPP. You then need to discover the path component of
;; the URI, for example by reading the documentation or from a driver
;; program. Tested or reported to work on the following devices:
;;   * Tektronix Phaser 750, with an URI of the form ipp://host:631/
;;     (empty path component)
;;   * HP Laserjet 4000, with a path component of /ipp/port1.
;;   * Xerox Document Centre 460 ST, with empty path component.
;;   * CUPS printer spooler (see <URL:http://www.cups.org/>).

So basically you would have to define how to reach printers in Emacs as well in the OS you use? Or can this package get that info from the OS? I know cups has a configuration file for that stuff.

        Jan D.

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