KDE4 printing: results of IRC meeting

Kurt Pfeifle k1pfeifle at gmx.net
Mon Sep 17 10:13:19 BST 2007

Goffioul Michael wrote:
>> John Layt wrote:
>>> Server-side Print Preview: 
>>> ==========================
>>> The printer sub-system (e.g. CUPS) generates the Print Preview for 
>>> you, so it is exactly how the printer will render it and fully 
>>> reflects all settings selected.  Not currently supported in 
>> KDE or Qt, 
>>> but the ultimate aim.
>> Not correct.
>> CUPS recently added the API (and an operation as an IPP 
>> extension) that allows the print client to retrieve the 
>> jobfile *as* *it* *arrived* *at*
>> *the* *CUPS* *server*.
> IIRC, this is planned for CUPS-1.4, isn't it?


And according to


it is already implemented in SVN since about 2 weeks (CUPS SVN r6879).

The rest of the 1.4 roadmap can be found here:



Kurt Pfeifle
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