[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
“If you think setting up and using a printer in Linux is too
much trouble, take heart–you’re not alone. To come to grips with a
wide range of Linux printing-related issues, the OSDL-sponsored
Portland Project has just held the first Desktop Linux Printing
Summit in Atlanta.
“The meeting was attended by about 40 developers from printer
vendors, such as Hewlett-Packard, Lanier, and Lexmark; to operating
system distributors like Apple Computer, Debian, and Novell; to
those two Linux desktop powers, GNOME and KDE; and more. Their job?
To nail down exactly what’s wrong with printing and Linux, and to
work out ways to resolve these problems once and for all…”