[Desktop_printing] Multi-Language PPD files and PPD file specs

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Jan 19 09:05:02 PST 2006


George Liu wrote:
>> at which point SNMP would be the differentiator (and Apple has some
> stuff we'll be adding into the standard CUPS PPD extensions for this,
> mapping
> installed options to SNMP stuff...)
> 
> I think Apple's SNMP approach has many limitations which made it
> unpractical. (based on Apple SNMP auto-detect installable options v 0.1,
> I have talked to them and filed a bug 4278696. It's still open)
> 
> Is it open for discussion before you can make it a "standard" or in this
> particular case, we have to follow Apple's lead?

Everything is still open for discussion, and in particular I will
be talking with Apple about the various PPD extensions next week...

So feel free to email me your concerns/issues and I'll weigh in
with them on it... :)

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