[cups] PPD API: Status, future and alternatives to handle printer-specific options

James Cloos cloos at jhcloos.com
Wed Feb 8 15:18:17 PST 2017

Many (most?  all?) of the "ps-only" ppd options can be sent to the
printer with a pdf file if the pdf is encapsulated in pjl.

Documentation for doing that is likely to be exceptionally sparse.

The trick would be to determine how the manufacturer's pcl, pxl or xps
drivers submit print jobs with those options, and duplicate that, but
end the pjl with @PJL ENTER LANGUAGE = PDF.

James Cloos <cloos at jhcloos.com>         OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

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