[REBOL] Re: Rebol Printing System
From: sqlab:gmx at: 21-Jul-2001 12:54
> I haven't used Rebol on my Amiga system yet, as its packed from my recent
> move! Lpd would not be a good choice for the OS though. There are two
> ways to print, in general for an Amiga, output can be sent directly to the
> port or it can be sent to the prt port. IE. PAR: or PRT:
> The PAR does no translation whatsoever and is most like a straight binary
> dump. The PRT port will handle formatting for text, line feeds, etc.
> You could send a text file to either one and get ok results. The
> difference is PRT will insert all the proper format strings, etc to make
> look right. PAR will not.
> If you choose print to file from a program and then want to print the
> saved file, you would send it to the PAR, since all of the formatting is
> already done and the PRT would mess things up.
> I can get more info if you'd like, as I haven't messed with the specifics
> of printing in awhile.
> Hope this helps!
I had a short look at amigaexchange and there are a few simple lp demons
lpd distributes the jobs to PAR or PRT.