In message <200012130315.TAA32610@baldur.yggdrasil.com>, "Adam J. Richter" writ
> 2. (Probably simultaneous with #1). Gut the printer ID
>parsing code and have the interface just return the raw ID string.
>As far as I can tell, nobody uses the parsed code.
Seems like a good idea. I think c-qcam.c's probe routine uses the parsed-out
data, but nothing else comes to mind.
> 6. Add MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE entries to the current
>users of partport_register_device if people will send me ID
>strings (or they can the entries themselves):
Many of these aren't IEEE1284 capable devices, unfortunately. But yes, where
possible this would be good news.
> 7. One of these days, I would like to put together a mapping
>of ieee1284 device ID's for printers to /etc/printcap and ghostscript
>settings that would be regenerated every time a print job starts
>printing (so you could switch printers), but that largely a separate
I have a vague recollection that someone at Red Hat was working on this a long
time ago. I don't know if anything came of it.
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