[rescue] Cups on Solaris
brian.dunbar at plexus.com
Tue Nov 9 10:46:47 CST 2004
On Nov 8, 2004, at 5:16 PM, Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> Woah that a lot of printers. What do you do with so many?
> Massively parallel printing - stripe your print jobs across 44
> printers so
> they get done faster! Of course, collating is a drag. And you need a
> to run around to collect the output from the "printer array" if the
> printers are scattered throughout the building.
> Or, you could put your printers on those robotic carts and use wireless
> cards so that they're mobile. Use LDAP to locate the user's office and
> SLP/Rendezvous to find an available printer, optimally one that's
> fairly close. Print the job while the cart is on the way to deliver
> Then, combine that with the email-to-mobile-espresso-machine gateway
> you've really got something...
Right. I'm working too hard. That sounds neat, if somewhat
impractical. Robot printers, delivering output to your door ...
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