[Xfc-dev] Adding printing to XFC
sofar at foo-projects.org
Tue May 1 17:59:29 CEST 2007
Bo Lorentsen wrote:
> Now next step, printing :
> I have been missing a uniform printing platform on the *nux platform for
> quite some time and the new GTK+ version (=< 2.10) just seems like one
> real nice interface (pango/cairo).
> I thought about making this a bugzilla entry, but it did not seem right
> when I tried. I may end up making an Wiki page or two instead, if this
> is possible :-)
> So, my idea for XFC info is :
> * Web page for documentation and reference.
> * Wiki for FAQ and on going development
you can combine those, but some prefer to keep them separate. I'd say that the
current documentation is pretty good in itself so try to keep that model.
> * Bugzilla for bug reports :-)
yes, the component (XFC) is already there, so just start using it :)
> To the printing plan :
> The GTK+ printing system have been added to in 2.10 and after, and to
> make it easy to print using XFC this need to be wrapped and supported.
> The wrapping will be a more and less basic wrapper, and the package will
> contain at least one example.
> automake/conf must be able to detect if printing is supported (Gtk >=
> 2.10), to be able to support older GTK versions.
> Any input ?
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