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Re: Printing

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Printing
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 15:56:04 +0100
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Андрей Парамонов skrev:

> b) Use standard GTK+ printing facilities as GEdit and many other
>    applications do. Emacs is built with GTK+ interface for quite some
>    time now, so I suppose there should be no architectural problem in
>    using GTK+ for printing as well. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

The problem is that Gtk+ printing assumes you are rendering with cairo.  Emacs
 does not do that.  Changing that would be a major undertaking.  Something
like porting Emacs to a totally new toolkit.

        Jan D.

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