Linux.com: Moving to PDF as a Future Print Job Spooling Format

“Portable Document Format (PDF) is set to displace PostScript as
the standard print job transfer and processing format for Linux,
though Linux will maintain PostScript support for a long time to
ensure backward compatibility.

“This switch was agreed upon at last week’s Linux Desktop
Printing Summit. Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and
Linuxprinting.org organized the meeting, which was hosted by Lanier
(a Ricoh corporation) at its Lanier Education Center in