GNOME printing architecture
'gnome-print' is an API that implements the Postscript imaging model. applications. There are two extensions to the Postscript imaging model support gnome-print: Alpha channel support and anti-aliasing. 'gnome-print' includes a rasterizing engine that transforms the requests into bitmaps for native drivers. Various drivers are provided underneath this API; the current version of GNOME print ships with a Postscript driver, a PDf driver, a metafile driver used mostly for compound documents, and a generic bitmap driver. Other featrues include a Gtk+ based printer dialog box that can be customized by apps, and a consisten print preview system.
15 November 2000
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