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

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Apr 25 10:30:03 GMT 2002

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

> As I said, we can do this with a print filter, so it is not going to
> break anything that cannot be fixed in another way (and with open
> source, there is always the code-editing other way as well). There's
> feature rich and feature crazy, and no point in keeping around an option
> that falls into the second category (the counter argument would of
> course be that if the feature isn't causing a noticeable degree of code
> bloat, is it really worth getting rid of it - to be fair, though, where
> we are using it is really a kludge, anyway).

It has been known to cause problems when used improperly.  That's
what brought this all up.  And I'm not convinced we should be messing 
with print job contents anyways...

> I suppose the only caveat would be to make big notes in the CHANGES file
> when it goes away, but you guys are very good about that, so I expect
> that would have been done anyway. Thanks.

Agreed (about annoucing it).  I'll mark is as deprecated for 2.2.4

cheers, jerry
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