[Printing-summit] Printing summit, new session request
george.liu at ussj.ricoh.com
Mon Oct 16 17:02:34 PDT 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Till Kamppeter [mailto:till.kamppeter at gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 2:18 PM
> To: George Liu
> Cc: Ian Murdock; printing-summit at freestandards.org
> Subject: Re: Printing summit, new session request
> George Liu wrote:
> > Till,
> > Per my experience, some Linux distributions were not fully aware of
> > changes/updates made in Foomatic packages, and have some confusion
> > how to build their own printer driver packages.
> > I think it would be great if you can give a short presentation in a
> > parallel session for Linux distros on "How to build printer driver
> > package"
> > It could cover:
> > . From which repository (3.0/3.1) to get latest Foomatic-rip
> > . Manufacture's PPDs in Foomatic-db
> > . foomatic driver script in /usr/lib/cups/driver
> > ...
> > WDYT?
> I think it is a good idea in principle, but I cannot do a long
> session, as I have to be present in the plenary room on most of the
> other sessions. Perhaps I could do such a thing for 2 or 3 hours. Or
What I meant is a short (maybe hand-on?) session targeting Linux
distros, I have seen a lot of Linux distributions with outdated version
of Foomatic-rip and/or duplicated PPD entries.
It could also serve as a white paper for those distributions who cannot
attend the summit.
> there is interest by the manufacturers I could do an evening session,
> but then they have to provide a room for the session.
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