wongck wrote:Because there are already server on Windows/Linux/OSX that the Atari can talk to for printing called lpd.
The Atari can also talk to printers directly.
ThorstenOtto wrote:But that does not solve the problem of the driver. LPD (or CUPS) just provide a networking interface. The output produced by the Atari-programs must still match something that the printer understands.
joska wrote:...which is why I suggest to use a server on a modern computer to transform the output to something modern printers can handle, instead of limiting the choice of printer to something the Atari can handle.
joska wrote:My successrate with Ataris and modern printers (either via lpd or dumping PCL-output directly) as so far been 0%. Older printers works better, but if I still had an older printer that worked...
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