[Scribus] Postscript files
Tue Apr 10 12:03:45 CEST 2007
> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Postscript files
> From: avox <avox at arcor.de>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 10-04-2007 1:47
> hovergo wrote:
> > This may be off topic.
> > My computer parts supplier is adamant that new laser printers are non
> > postscript, rather they use a new file format developed by Microsoft.
> Microsoft starting FUD again, eh?
> > As I am in the market for a new laser low to mid range printer, I use
> > Linux
> > exclusively and Scribus easily exports to eps and ps, I am a little
> > concerned. I find with 220.127.116.11 scribus, jpegs lose a lot in resolution
> > when
> > printed and don't now why.
> > Can someone offer some advice of tell me if postscript \ eps will
> > as a
> > standard.
> Your rumour supplier was probably talking about XPS which comes with
> I'm not aware if Microsoft plans an update of older Windows systems to
> use XPS
> (pretty unlikely, IMHO), so it would not be very wise for a printer
> manufacturer to go
> that way.
> Anyway, current printer languages are either Postscript, PDF or some
> standard, eg. HP's PCL or Epsons Esc/P. Linux gets pretty good support
> printer manafacturers recently (notably HP and Canon/Ricoh), so I wouldn't
> you can't use them anymore.
> Artifex already produces an XPS version of ghostscript, so even if there
> will be XPS
> printers, the situation is not as bad as with the old GDI printers.
perhaps GDI is exactly what he meant. its not uncommon
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