this version compiles into CinePaint after runing configure without 
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Kai-Uwe Behrmann
                                + development for color management 
                                + imaging / panoramas
                                + email: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
                                + http://www.behrmann.name

Am 01.09.05, 21:56 -0400 schrieb Robert L Krawitz:

> Welcome to Gutenprint 5.0.0-rc1!  Please read these release notes
> carefully.
> Gutenprint, formerly named Gimp-Print, is a suite of printer drivers
> that may be used with most common UNIX print spooling systems,
> including CUPS, lpr, LPRng, or others.  These drivers provide high
> quality printing for UNIX (including Macintosh OS X 10.2, 10.3, and
> 10.4) and Linux systems that in many cases equal or exceed proprietary
> vendor-supplied drivers in quality and functionality, and can be used
> for demanding printing tasks requiring flexibility and high quality.
> This software package includes the Print plug-in for the GIMP and
> Ghostscript and CUPS drivers, as well as Foomatic data.
> The package has been renamed in order to clearly distinguish it from
> the GIMP.  While this package started out as the Print plugin for the
> GIMP, it has expanded into a collection of general purpose printer
> drivers, and the Print plugin for the GIMP is now only a small (but
> important) piece of the package.  Furthermore, the name Gutenprint
> recognizes Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the movable type
> printing press.  Finally, the word "guten" means "good" in German.
> Gutenprint 5.0.0-rc1 is the first release candidate of Gutenprint 5.0.
> It is based on the Gimp-Print 4.3 series that has been in development
> for over three years, and includes many improvements over the very
> popular 4.2 series.  This release is believed to be quite stable, but
> further testing is required before final release.  We believe this
> release to be stable enough for day to day use, and encourage people
> to test it and report their results.
> Gutenprint currently contains over 200 drivers supporting in excess of
> 600 printer models.
> The Print plug-in for the GIMP requires the GIMP 1.2.3 or above on the
> 1.2 line (1.2.5 is recommended), or the GIMP 2.0 or above.  You may
> need to install packages named "gimp-devel", "gtk-devel", and
> "glib-devel" (or similar equivalents) on many systems.  This plug-in
> will work with any printing system, and offers a comprehensive user
> interface to control all aspects of the printing process.
> The CUPS driver requires CUPS 1.1.15 or higher.  You may need to
> install a package named "cups-devel" or similar on many systems.
> Please the rest of the release notes, in particular the Exceptions and
> Workarounds, for full details on installation, as there is an
> important caveat.  CUPS is the printing system used on Macintosh OS X
> 10.2 and above, and many other systems use it.  The combination of
> CUPS and Gutenprint provides a flexible, general purpose printing
> system capable of producing the highest quality output with any of the
> printers supported by this package.  We strongly recommend using CUPS
> with Gutenprint as a general-purpose printing solution.
> The Ghostscript driver requires GNU Ghostscript 6.53 or higher, ESP
> Ghostscript 7.05 or higher, or AFPL Ghostscript 7.04 or higher.  It
> uses the IJS package included with these versions of Ghostscript to
> create a driver that may be built much more easily than traditional
> Ghostscript drivers.  The options for this driver are very complex,
> and it is normally used with the Foomatic driver integration system.
> Users of Macintosh OS X 10.2 (Jaguar), 10.3 (Panther), and 10.4
> (Tiger) can use this package, as the printing system is based on CUPS.
> For ease of installation, a pre-built package with installer is
> normally supplied a few days after the release of the source package.
> We highly recommend that OS X users use the pre-built package rather
> than attempt to build it themselves.
> NOTE: This package will not work with any version of OS X 10.0 and
> 10.1 (such as 10.1.5), as those systems do not use CUPS as their
> printing system.  This is NOT going to be fixed; you must upgrade to
> at least OS X 10.2 in order to use this package.  The reason why is
> that OS X 10.2 and above use CUPS as the basis of the printing system.
> OS X 10.0 and 10.1 use a different system that would require a
> separate driver, and we do not plan to write that driver.
> The README file included with this package provides full instructions
> on building and installing Gutenprint.
> * Major changes between Gutenprint 5.0.0 beta 4 and Gutenprint 5.0.0
>   release candidate 1:
>   1) Color correction is greatly improved, particularly for Epson
>      printers.  The following general and specific improvements have
>      been made:
>      * The default gamma for all Epson printers has been increased to
>        resolve long-standing issues with overly dark prints.  The user
>        gamma adjustment is specified as a correction, so the default
>        value of 1.0 will yield correct results.
>      * Luminosity (darkness) correction has been simplified and
>        improved by performing correction only on the color component,
>        without adjusting the gray component.  This improves dark cyans
>        and greens in particular, and generally yields smoother tonal
>        changes.
>      * Red and blue generation for the Epson Stylus R800 and R1800
>        (and for any future printers) has been completely revamped.  It
>        is now done by using per-channel curves.  This improves control
>        over the output and allows ink combinations that could not be
>        generated with the previous code.  The most notable effect is
>        improved magenta.
>      * Greens have been improved on all Epson printers and are now
>        considerably more saturated and less yellow.
>      * Black generation has been improved on all printers,
>        particularly Epson printers using Ultrachrome (R) inks.
>      * Photo (light cyan and light magenta) ink generation has been
>        improved on many Epson printers.
>      * Composite gray generation is now done by adding in CMY inks
>        rather than subtracting out the gray component.  This separates
>        the gray balance from the per-channel ink density, permitting
>        much better color saturation for certain printers with
>        unbalanced inks.  In particular, the Epson R-series printers
>        can now generate much better orange, yellow, and green without
>        sacrificing neutrality of grayscale.
>      * The operation of the Bright Colors color correction mode has
>        been changed, and is now much closer to the operation of High
>        Accuracy.  The main difference is that highly saturated colors
>        now clip rather than taper off toward full saturation.  This
>        will yield improved color brilliance with some loss of detail
>        in certain cases (particularly bright greens).
>      * A new Correct Hue Only mode has been added that corrects ink
>        hue without adjusting darkness.  This permits achieving greater
>        color saturation without losing hue accuracy, although many
>        colors will be too dark in this mode.
>   2) PrintoutMode has been fixed in the Foomatic data generator so
>      that it now generates correct options in all cases.
>   3) CUPS PPD files are now built with translations enabled.  If you
>      do not want translated PPD files, configure the package with
>      ./configure --disable-translated-cups-ppds
>   4) The Canon SELPHY CP-600 dye sublimation printer has been added.
>   5) Preliminary support for the Canon Pixma i4000 printer has been
>      added.  The Canon BubbleJet and Pixma driver is likely to undergo
>      considerable revision and may not be fully stabilized at release.
>   6) The Epson Stylus C82, C84, and C86 now use black ink with glossy
>      paper.  The ink in these printers has been reformulated and is
>      now compatible with glossy paper.
>   7) The Epson Stylus CX3650 now prints correctly (previously there
>      were minor vertical offset problems, yielding slightly blurry
>      prints).
>   8) The Ghostscript driver (ijsgutenprint) now generates correct
>      output (previously it generated output that was much too dark
>      unless the gamma setting was enabled explicitly).
>   9) New printing resolutions have been added for certain Epson
>      printers:
>      * 720 DPI high quality has been added for all but the very oldest
>        Epson printers, and 1440x720 DPI highest quality has been added
>        for all Epson printers with an upper resolution limit of
>        2880x720 DPI.  We have received reports that 1440x720 highest
>        quality, which was present in Gimp-Print 4.2, often produces
>        better output than 2880x720 while requiring less computation.
>      * 2880x2880 DPI resolution has been added for the Epson Stylus
>        C86 and similar printers, such as the CX6600.  While this is
>        not likely to yield a great improvement over 2880x1440 DPI,
>        this may yield some improvement for certain kinds of line art
>        with very fine detail.  In general, there is little advantage
>        to be had from any resolution above 1440x1440 DPI with this
>        printer.
>      * 5760x2880 DPI has been added for the Epson Stylus Photo R800
>        and R1800.  Tests indicate that this resolution does offer a
>        small degree of improvement over 2880x2880; the most noticeable
>        improvement is smoother tonality.  This enhancement may be
>        desirable for particularly critical printing.
>   10) The Epson Stylus RX425 is now explicitly supported.
>   11) Some problems with PPD file generation using cups-genppdconfig
>      have been fixed.  In particular, PPD permission and ownership
>      checks have been relaxed to permit operation on more systems.
>   12) A problem that could on rare occasions cause blank areas on photo
>      printers has been fixed.  The problem was more likely to be
>      observed when printing in 16-bit mode.
>   13) Debian packaging has been removed from this release.  Debian
>      packaging will be handled by the maintainer outside of the
>      release.
>   14) On systems supporting shared library versioning, the shared
>      library is labeled with the correct release version rather than a
>      development version.
>   15) It is now possible to specify variable drop sizes with
>      predithered mode.  Values of 0, 1, 2, or 3 will cause the
>      appropriate drop size to be printed.  Previously only the
>      smallest or largest drop size could be printed with this dither
>      mode.
>   16) Traditional Chinese (zh_TW) translation has been added.
>   17) A problem whereby attempting to use certain paper types with
>      certain Epson printers would cause a failure is fixed.
>   18) A problem whereby the image height and width were not properly
>      preserved across uses of the GIMP plugin is fixed.
>   19) In the Foomatic data the options "STP_InputSlot" and
>      "STP_MediaType" were renamed to "InputSlot" and "MediaType". This
>      way the names are Adobe-compliant and so PPD-aware applications
>      understand for what they are used for and treat them
>      appropriately (for example appear on first page of printer
>      options dialog of kprinter and XPP).
> -- 
> Robert Krawitz                                     <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Tall Clubs International  --  http://www.tall.org/ or 1-888-IM-TALL-2
> Member of the League for Programming Freedom -- mail [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Project lead for Gimp Print   --    http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net
> "Linux doesn't dictate how I work, I dictate how Linux works."
> --Eric Crampton
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