On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 15:47 +0200, cornel panceac wrote:Printers state the languages they understand as part of their IEEE 1284
> how does s-c-p know if the printer supports postscript?
Device ID, in the CMD field. If we have access to the IEEE 1284 Device
ID, AND PostScript is not listed in it, we know the printer does not
support PostScript. Otherwise, it either does or might, in which case
we suggest installing foomatic-db-ppds.
That seems like a bad time to try adding a print queue for the
> what if the printer is powered-off or somehow not available?? (my
> printer is off most of the time)
printer... however, in this case it assumes that the printer might
This solution seems better than having a hard dependency in the