Lprint on Macs

burglin at ubaclu.unibas.ch burglin at ubaclu.unibas.ch
Sun Nov 10 00:42:06 EST 1996

I was wondering if there is a terminal program
that can spool a file directly to a postscript printer
on a Macintosh, or if the GCG command Lprint can be

Following situation.
We are running GCG on a VAX under VMS.
To access the Vax, we use terminal program like Telnet for the 

Now, I just noticed, that one can use Lprint,
and it actually prints on the locally chosen printer.

However, when I use this command with Telnet,
Telnet indeed spools the file to the printer selected
in the chooser.  However, as usualy, the whole
thing gets automatically embedded in postscript commands
by Apple's drivers, and I get a printout of
all the postscript commands that the genetics package
already generated.
has GCG thought of this?
Is there a way to print through an attached printer?


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