Re: Scanner, write-ins, printer (was Re: Barcode -- printed ballot)

From: Jan Karrman <jan_at_it_dot_uu_dot_se>
Date: Mon Sep 22 2003 - 01:03:45 CDT

On Sun, 21 Sep 2003, Alan Dechert wrote:

> Ed wrote (quoting me):
> >
> > > We also need to find some free barcode software. I found this
> > > but I'm not sure it will work for us since it seems to need a
> > > Postscript printer, which may be too expensive for the demo.
> >
> > On Linux, all output is through PostScript. The printing system
> > software translates for non-PostScript printers. In any case,
> > you can borrow my PostScript laser printer for demonstrations.
> >
> Thanks for the offer. We may take you up on it. Jan informs us that we can
> also use Ghostscript in order to print Postscript output on non-Postscript
> printers.
>
> http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/index.html
>

The printing system Ed mentions actually uses Ghostscript for this.

/Jan
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