[lsb-discuss] Uplift to OPVP 1.0 in LSB 4.1?
stewb at linux-foundation.org
Thu Jan 14 10:07:23 PST 2010
Till Kamppeter wrote:
> at OpenPrinting we are currently approving OpenPrinting Vector (OPVP) as
> official standard, and so the question came up on which version of OPVP
> are we in the printing requirements of the LSB and whether we can uplift
> to 1.0 if needed/possible.
> In Ghostscript OPVP 1.0 was introduced with the 8.63 release in the
> beginning of August 2008. Do all the enterprise distros under
> consideration of the LSB already ship Ghostscript 8.63? If so, I suggest
> that we uplift to OPVP 1.0.
Currently the spec language only says this with regard to OPVP (in the
GS page), no mention of a required version:
Contains the name of the device used to render the page, as a string.
The list of available devices can be discovered with the -h parameter,
as described above. At least the following devices must be present: cups
(CUPS Raster), ijs, pxlmono, pxlcolor, and opvp (OpenPrinting Vector).
We actually package a build of opvpnull in the tests to be able to test
this functionality, as we don't require distributions to have the
I know, betaspecs isn't really appropriate, but that's where the LDN
link took me.
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