On Fri, 29 May 2009 01:35:00 -0700, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: > Polytropon <free...@edvax.de> wrote: > > > ... If the printer has PS or PCL, gs or even apsfilter will help. > > Dunno about PCL, but if the printer has PS it surely does not need > gs. The whole point of gs -- in connection with printing -- is to > translate PS into some other form that a non-PS printer can handle.
You're correct, PS doesn't need gs. Because most (all?) applications output PS when printing (that's a standard), the data can be sent directly to the printer that processes it. In case of PCL, apsfilter is quite okay, but you can "just" employ gs to do the work, so apsfilter is not neededly required. It can add some functionality. -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"