[cups.development] XHTML Print format

Michael R Sweet msweet at apple.com
Thu Oct 11 12:17:31 PDT 2007

Claudio Takahasi wrote:
> Hi folks,
> this is my first experience with the CUPS API, so... sorry if I am
> posting something that makes no sense.
> How can I print a XHTML-Print document? My objective is receive a
> document from Nokia phones(N95, N81, ...or any other Bluetooth Basic
> Printing Profile enabled device) and print it through cups. I already
> developed the desktop code(BPP server) to receive the document from
> the phone, but now I don't know how to send this document format to
> cups. Any suggestion?
> The received XHTML contains a formatted SMS/image/text, what should be
> the procedure to print this document? Is it possible print it
> directly? Convert it to postscript?

CUPS currently does not offer an XHTML-Print filter, so you'll need
to use another program (Mozilla maybe?) to do the conversion to
PostScript so it can be printed.

Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer

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