xfprint conflict

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Thu Mar 27 20:32:20 CET 2003

Hi Benny;

On Thu, 2003-03-27 at 15:21, Benedikt Meurer wrote:

> But since I still use lpr (and besides that I like lpr more than CUPS in
> some ways), I see no good solution for the joblisting/killing feature.
> We could call lpq frequently, but thats a bad solution.

Not necessarly *that* bad, looks quite reasonable.

Much check that lpq doesn't hang though (I've seen lpq hanging when the
printer queue is not good)

> BTW: A different issue: I'd really like to see xfce using catgets instead of
> gettext for two reasons: a) catgets is POSIX standard (gettext is simply a
> SunOS/Solaris thang) and b) the gettext backend is slow and ugly (and you
> can easily run into problems with that) whereas catgets has a simply and fast
> backend. Just to mention: catgets is still not an optimal solution, but its
> a better solution than gettext (especially GNU gettext) from my point of view.

Nope. I see no point to switch.

gtk+ uses gettext anyway, so you'll have to deal with it.

Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org>

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