[Samba] Re: Canon ImageRUNNER 600, Samba and LPRng

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Apr 25 09:24:02 GMT 2002

On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, William R. Knox wrote:

> Actually, we use the "postscript" parameter on some of our printer
> shares that are specifically used by a poorly behaved (with regards to
> printing, anyway) DOS-based contract program that generates PostScript
> output that requires the prefixing of a %!. We could also do this with a
> print filter, but the availability of the "postscript" parameter made
> things nice and easy. This is likely one of those things (much like
> share modes) that, once it exists, is a hard thing of which to rid
> oneself.

Would you hate me if I removed in 3.0?  It was introduced back in '94
and I think it has outlived its purpose.  I received mo objections
on samba-technical.  Could you live without it?

cheers, jerry
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