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Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
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Date: 2005-02-23 (14:10)
From: Christophe TROESTLER <Christophe.Troestler@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 06:46:46PM +0100, Christophe TROESTLER wrote:
> > (with the help of a LPD daemon written in OCaml! :).
> Mmm, would it be possible to use only said LPD daemon, to print
> plain text to the printer under windows ? For log-like applications
> which don't really need advanced printing capabilities ?

The deamon does not care about printing per-se, just to handle the
interactions with LPD on the client machine.  In other words, if you
know what to do to print a text file, the daemon will be happy to feed
your command with files sent through the LPD protocol.  

To be really useful, I think the deamon should be turned into a
library.  If enough people are interested, I can open a mailing list
for discussions.