[Desktop_printing] PPD settings vs IPP options

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Thu Feb 9 09:31:13 PST 2006


On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 17:07 +0000, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:

> Alexander,
> 
> it is really a pity that (as you wrote previously) no-one from the 
> Gtk+/Gnome camp will be able to attend the printing summit. It looks
> that we could all benefit from an intensive exchange!

I don't think no-one will be there. I think Carl Worth (cairo developer)
will be there, and Tim Waugh (Redhat print guy, not really a gnome guy,
but he's working with us a bit on this).

> > 2) Get IPP attributes for the cups printer (media-supported,
> > media-default, orientation-requested-supported,
> > orientation-requested-default, etc). 
> 
> PPD options can *also* be passed in as IPP job attributes to CUPS...

Yeah, this is the trick. That you can send PPD options as IPP job
attributes wasn't exactly obvious from the docs.

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