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Re: w32 issues

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: w32 issues
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 00:20:14 +0000
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Juanma Barranquero wrote:
On Jan 21, 2008 12:26 AM, Jason Rumney <address@hidden> wrote:

There is no such thing as a GDI printer.

The term is (if you trust the Wikipedia) apparently in common use:



Common usage is not a good reason to get sloppy with language. It gives the false impression that such printers are somehow tied to a proprietary operating system's proprietary graphics API. The reality is that most such printers support a wider range of output (such as plain unformatted text, and postscript) when controlled by Free Software like CUPS or Ghostscript.

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