Status Report: Xprint / was: Re: [Project_owners] Status reports (Week of 15 December, 2003)

Roland Mainz roland.mainz at informatik.med.uni-giessen.de
Fri Dec 19 04:34:07 EST 2003


Brian King wrote:
> Last roundup before Christmas, so send 'em in folks.
> 
> Submission guidelines here:
> http://www.mozdev.org/status/submit.html
> 
> Status page here:
> http://www.mozdev.org/status/index.html

Here comes the status report of the Xprint project:
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<div id="myprojectname" class="independent">
<h3>Xprint</h3>
<p>"Xprint" is an advanced printing system which enables X11
applications
(such as Mozilla/FireBird/ThunderBird/Eclipse etc.) to use devices like
printers, FAX or create documents in formats like PostScript, PDF, PCL,
etc.</p>

<ul class="quickaccess">
  <li><a href="http://xprint.mozdev.org/">Home Page</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://xprint.mozdev.org/download.html">Download</a></li>
  <li>Contact: <a href="http://xprint.mozdev.org/list.html">Xprint
mailinglist</a></li>
</ul>
<p>Today we finished a new set of builds of the Xprint 009 trunk which 
adds various new features, more performance and better stability</p>

<h4>Notable Highlights</h4>
<ul>
  <li>an all-new font download engine for the PostScript DDX which can
  download TrueType/OpenType/PS Type42/PS Type 1 fonts to any PostScript
  Level 2/3 printer as smoothed+optimised outline data</li>
  <li>Better performance</li>
  <li>Better stability</li>
  <li>support for the XTT font API extensions</li>
  <li>better support for <a href="http://www.cups.org/">CUPS</a></li>
  <li>PDF output</li>
</ul>
</div> 
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Bye,
Roland

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