[rescue] while on the subject of axis print servers...
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed Jun 4 00:11:27 CDT 2003
On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
> HPPCL is what most HP printers use. HPGL is the vector-oriented
> plotter language. (which is actually *nice* compared to HPPCL!)
HP PCL is a slightly-passable refinement of the escape-code printing
control systems of the bad old days. You can easily see where it tries
to emulate them IBM ProPrinter.
HPGL is a really neat language, and PS just blows them all away. After
hacking around in PostScript ever now and again for the last few months,
I shudder to think that I used to have a PCL priner on my desk. It's
just so astounding how much of the rasterization PCL offloads onto the
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