Fun with lp

Antti.Roppola at Antti.Roppola at
Tue Aug 21 13:05:52 EST 2001

> Errr... are you blasting the word "foo" at the postscript 
> printer? Does it
> know what to do with plain-text? i.e. will it look for a postscript
> signature and if not found, treat the input as plain text?

That was my assumption. My Laserwriter would do that, but now that
I think about it, I think I had to tell it to behave that way.

> IOW, it may be working, and your test is flawed...

So I think I shall test my assumption.

> If not, you may want to try something like trying to print to it... or
> perhaps "cat > /dev/lp0"

Like that.



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