PAPPL 1.3 Released With Improved Print Job Management, Image Printing

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 3 December 2022 at 07:15 AM EST. 16 Comments
CUPS print server lead developer Michael Sweet has announced the release of PAPPL 1.3, his printer application framework to help in developing CUPS Printer Applications as replacements to conventional printer drivers.

With PAPPL 1.3, Sweet focused on improvements around print job management, image printing, localization, and configuration improvements.

PAPPL 1.3 adds debug logging around device management, support for job holds and release, support for PNG image scaling that relies upon embedded resolution data, support for localized banners at the top of printer and system web pages, various new APIs, ThreadSanitizer compiler support with GCC and Clang, conformance to the new prototype PWG 5100.13 specification, and a wide assortment of bug fixes.

PAPPL 1.3 downloads and more details on GitHub. More information on the PAPPL printer application framework itself via the project site.
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