RE: Postscript Level 3

CobraBoy (
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 11:46:30 -0700

Someone named Joe Barrera at 10:49 AM -0700 on 4/23/97, wrote the following :

* > The latest change to PostScript is a recognition of the importance
* > of printing Web pages and other electronically distributed
* > documents. The new version adds an entire server and client to the
* > printer's local software so that users can print Web pages simply
* > by sending a URL directly to the printer, which will then pull the
* > page down from the Internet and print its contents, including
* > HTML, PDF, GIF, PNG, JPEG, and ASCII text files.
* This is a great idea if you really really hate trees.
* Have we TOTALLY given up on the "paperless office"?
* I wonder how often people print pages just because they want a permanent
* copy because they know that pages change or move or disappear. It would
* seem that the better solution here would be to just make an on-line copy
* of the page. In other words, when creating a bookmark for a page,
* perhaps the browser should offer an option to keep a permanent copy of
* the page instead of just a link to the page.

umm... print to file?

It's in there already.



Anyway, that's just my opinion, meant to confuse and disorient...

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