Bug#317149: [Xprint] Re: Bug#317149: Please change output directory back to $HOME/cups-pdf/

Martin-Éric Racine q-funk at iki.fi
Thu Oct 27 01:02:09 UTC 2005

to, 2005-10-27 kello 10:45 +1000, Drew Parsons kirjoitti:
> On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 20:59 +0300, Martin-Eric Racine wrote:

> > In fairness, I think that CUPS-PDF and Xprint (or any PDF backend) should 
> > output to a common directory, which could be e.g. ~/Printouts or something 
> > similar. Then again, this would require teaching users where to find the 
> > PDF documentss which, by definition, is a bad idea; anything that is not 
> > self-evident from a layman user's point of view is simply not acceptable.

> Xprint currently prints to ~/Xprintjobs (if you use the built-in
> PDF-file or PS-file printer).
> I'm happy enough to rename it.  ~/cups-pdf wouldn't make sense - Xprint
> is not CUPS (and does ps as well as pdf).
> I might suggest ~/Printing rather than ~/Printouts, it sounds better to
> my ears at least.

I recently uploaded a package where the output directory is ~/PDF which
is the only sane and obvious choice. Shall we settle on this one?

Martin-Éric Racine

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