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Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Colin Finck » Sat Jul 25, 2015 3:42 pm


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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by vicmarcal » Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:55 pm

Amazing man!
Amazing!
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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by rachid » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:48 pm

I saw most of your commits on "colins-printing-for-freedom".
Great work

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Konata » Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:07 pm

Wow, I really didn't think printing was that complex. But I guess I should come to expect everything in NT is beautifully designed, if not a little verbose and complex :P
I like the separation of the port manager into it's own DLL. Does that have the potential to be reused at all?

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by nicoalta01 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:28 pm

Wow congratulations
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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Pi_User5 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:00 pm

I hope this can be merged soon!
I use ReactOS on real hardware. Will you? My Computers: https://www.reactos.org/wiki/PC_ROS_Rigs Go all the way to the bottom.

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Frontier » Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:08 am

This might be out of the scope of you're work, but have you looked at supporting the XPS print infrastructure as well?

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by knowmad » Sun Jul 26, 2015 10:48 pm

Applause and Congratulations! It could very well draw more interest in ReactOS

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Colin Finck » Sun Jul 26, 2015 11:53 pm

Frontier wrote:This might be out of the scope of you're work, but have you looked at supporting the XPS print infrastructure as well?
Nope, not yet. I wanted to first focus on printing components generally used by everybody before going for MS proprietary niche formats ;)

Cheers,

Colin

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Black_Fox » Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:10 am

It's been years since I've been so much excited for a printer doing its thing :-) Great work, Colin!
When's your thesis due?

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Pi_User5 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:19 am

Colin Finck wrote:
Frontier wrote:This might be out of the scope of you're work, but have you looked at supporting the XPS print infrastructure as well?
Nope, not yet. I wanted to first focus on printing components generally used by everybody before going for MS proprietary niche formats ;)

Cheers,

Colin
Also, let's get printing working 100% and flawless. :D
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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by florian » Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:59 pm

Thanks and keep on your great work!

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Pi_User5 » Sun Aug 16, 2015 9:30 pm

Don't forget to implement the printer icon in the system tray! :D
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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by gauron » Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:36 am

Whats the status of Collin's Printing-Project ?
2 Month ago, since last (real) commit...

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Re: Blog: ReactOS printing for the first time!

Post by Colin Finck » Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:12 am

gauron wrote:Whats the status of Collin's Printing-Project ?
I've submitted my finished thesis to the university yesterday and will have the presentation in the upcoming week.
Then I'm looking forward to make my written thesis available to ReactOS developers and merge the branch back to Trunk.
Bug reports will be created for the outstanding tasks regarding Printing to let several people work on them.

Cheers,

Colin

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