Apple Now Owns CUPS
Jul 13, 2007, 12:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"Chances are if you print anything from your Mac, Linux desktop
or server, or Unix system, you're using the Common Unix Printing
System, or CUPS. Now, in a surprising development, Michael R.
Sweet, CUPS' creator, revealed on CUPS' Web site that Apple has
bought CUPS' source code and other intellectual property.
"CUPS is used for printing in almost all Linux distributions.
This includes such major Linux distributions as Debian, Novell
SUSE, Red Hat, PCLinuxOS and Ubuntu..."