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OpenPrintingPPDs-4.0.0-7.1 RPM for noarch

From OpenSuSE 11.4 for noarch

Name: OpenPrintingPPDs Distribution: openSUSE 11.4
Version: 4.0.0 Vendor: openSUSE
Release: 7.1 Build date: Sat Feb 19 06:22:52 2011
Group: Hardware/Printing Build host: build22
Size: 35298 Source RPM: OpenPrintingPPDs-4.0.0-7.1.src.rpm
Summary: PPD files from
To set up a printer configuration a printer description file
(PPD file) is required.

A printer description file is not a driver.

For non-PostScript printers a driver is needed
together with a PPD file which matches exactly
to the particular driver.

For PostScript printers, a PPD file alone is sufficient
(except for older PostScript level 1 printer models).

The PPD files are provided in the following sub-packages
depending on which kind of driver software is needed:

OpenPrintingPPDs-ghostscript provides PPDs
which use Ghostscript built-in drivers.

OpenPrintingPPDs-hpijs provides PPDs
which use the hpijs driver from HPLIP.

OpenPrintingPPDs-postscript provides PPDs
which need no driver.




GPLv2+ ; MIT


* Wed Jan 12 2011
  - Enhanced the sources by verbatim documentation and references
    and install the GPLv2 as plain text file.
* Tue Dec 28 2010
  - Do not install the "Generic GDI Printer" PPD because
    there is no such thing as a "Generic GDI Printer",
* Wed Oct 20 2010
  - Skip fixing bugs in PPD files from printer manufacturers when
    the manufacturer's redistribution license in the PPD file allows
    redistribution only when the content of the file is not altered
* Wed Oct 13 2010
  - Updated NEC-P2X.necp2xX.upp.ppd for OpenPrintingPPDs-ghostscript
    so that now all PPDs in the OpenPrintingPPDs packages
    pass the very basic test with the makePPDtest script
    which is added to the OpenPrintingPPDs source tarball.
* Fri Oct 01 2010
  - Initial version.



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