[Desktop_printing] Reminder: Printing Summit Conference Call

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Mar 16 12:57:56 PST 2006

Till Kamppeter wrote:
> ...
> We have moved the driver modularizing from Wednesday to here, to get all
> driver stuff together. CUPS DDK really fits better here than
> multi-language PPDs. I think it makes sense to talk about the DDK here.

Good, I'll include a demo with my presentation...

>>>         10:15 - Plug'n'Print/Auto-Install (Distro people? Till
>>>                 Kamppeter (Printerdrake)? Cristian Tibirna (KDE)?)
>> Perhaps a demo?
> I can do so, most impressive it would get if someone could bring a
> multi-function device from HP with fax (Dave, Shiyun). Everything it
> will work in seconds after plugging it in. But also the Lanier devices
> will do nice Plug'n'Print (but without SANE setuo for their scanners).

I'll actually be driving down, so I can bring a few printers along
with the two notebook computers I plan on bringing.

(My parents live near Charlotte, NC, which is 1/2 of the way to
  Atlanta from here - it'll make for a nice little trip/vacation for
  me... :)

> ...
> We have reordered all this. See the new schedule which will be
 > soon posted.

Looking forward to it!

>> What is the purpose of the "Special options" topic?
> Need of option types not served by Adobe's PPDs, like numeric, curves, ...

That is something I can cover in the CUPS 1.2 presentation or
pull to present separately for this period.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software          http://www.easysw.com

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