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I would be very interested. thanks, vicki At 05:48 PM 6/6/00 -0400, you wrote: >Would people here be interested in a (somewhat long-winded) >explanation of how these printers are actually driven from the host? >Not the actual command set (although I can give people pointers to it, >and I have scripts and programs to parse ESCP/2 raster output), but an >explanation of what "softweave" means, and how all the nozzles work >together. The explanation (from our source code) is long enough so >that I don't want to fill people's mailboxes with it if not enough >people are interested or it's already well-understood here. > >The newer printers in particular are actually remarkably unintelligent >(the older, mostly pre-600 printers actually have more intelligence in >some ways). They operate purely under software control. > >-- >Robert Krawitz <email@example.com> http://www.tiac.net/users/rlk/ > >Tall Clubs International -- http://www.tall.org/ or 1-888-IM-TALL-2 >Member of the League for Programming Freedom -- mail firstname.lastname@example.org >Project lead for The Gimp Print -- http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net > >"Linux doesn't dictate how I work, I dictate how Linux works." >--Eric Crampton >- >*Please* turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use >accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. > > Vicki Ralls =========================================================== Xaos Gallery If Order is Life, then Xaos is Art http://members.home.net/johnralls/chaos.html =========================================================== - *Please* turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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