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Re: SEUL: Distrib: Some thought

> At first sight this may seem like a nitpicky type of idea, but consider
> a moment.  One of the reasons for owning a computer is to produce
> correspondance and with linux unless you have extremely deep pockets/use
> a companies computer/use a schools computer it is difficult to print in
> linux.  First you have the printer daemon, then you have somekind of
> filter program that 'doctors' your data before submission to the printer
> daemon (which I found difficult to set up).
> For the targets of SEUL there are basically 3 types of printers
> available.  1) daisy wheel, 2) inkjet and 3)laser.  From my observations
> of various catalogs and reading the linux newsgroups the daisy wheel
> printer is almost a thing of the past and the laser printer, while
> gaining in popularity fast comes in second to the ink-jet type printer. 
> So my idea is that a printer deamon be developed that would allow for
> the insertion of that information that is specific to a type of printer
> so that to install a new printer all one would have to do is point to a
> new printer   which could be done on a command line type interface.
> The information for the type printers is found in the printer
> documentation and shouldn't be all that difficult to code.  Just a
> thought

ASP works for setting up a printer it is real good and easy.. through a 
good TCL frontend on it and i think it will work..

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