[kde4 printing] Could pycups help with "kcm*print*" stuff?

Kurt Pfeifle k1pfeifle at gmx.net
Fri Sep 21 19:36:51 BST 2007

Leo Savernik wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 20. September 2007 schrieb Kurt Pfeifle:
>> I'm not sure if pycups can be re-used for any KDE4-based replacement/modi-
>> fication of the kcm*printers code -- but at least someone with a clue
>> about coding should have a long look at it (as well as a look at the
>> "system-config-printer" tool itself, which seems to be available on
>> Ubuntu and Debian as well.
> I think we shouldn't make core components of KDE depend on external scripting 
> languages (with external being anything != kjs). And printing support 
> (including configuration) looks very core to me.

BTW, I think nobody would protest too much if anybody picked up the
pycups code and ported it over to C++/Qt, and also maintained it...

Kurt Pfeifle
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