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Date:      Wed, 6 May 2020 18:14:33 +0700
From:      Victor Sudakov <vas@sibptus.ru>
To:        Kurt Hackenberg <kh@panix.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Brother HL-L2340D printer and lpd?
Message-ID:  <20200506111433.GC77496@admin.sibptus.ru>
In-Reply-To: <2c213d5f-8c18-812e-8770-dd5312b1edf7@panix.com>
References:  <20200503171259.GA48627@admin.sibptus.ru> <20200505161952.GA34844@admin.sibptus.ru> <20200505185510.00b622e3.freebsd@edvax.de> <20200505180101.GA35751@admin.sibptus.ru> <2c213d5f-8c18-812e-8770-dd5312b1edf7@panix.com>

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Kurt Hackenberg wrote:
> On 2020-05-05 14:01, Victor Sudakov wrote:
>=20
> > A PostScript translator (GhostScript or any other) can be expected to
> > "raster" the PS input incorrectly if this input contains encodings it d=
oes
> > not understand, or glyphs/fonts it is lacking.
> >=20
> > I've seen so many problems with Cyrillic in my life, believe me. I've
> > seen PDFs with some Cyrillic glyphs replaced by garbage, and much more
> > of such weird stuff than I wish to see.
>=20
>=20
> It would be nice if you could send plain Unicode to a printer. Ideally, I
> guess, either compressed or not -- UTF-8, UTF-16, or UTF-32. I don't expe=
ct
> it to happen.

For the present, I'd be even happy to be able to convert KOI8-R Russian
Cyrillic to PostScript or PDF, even this is not happening.

Even vim's "hardcopy" feature produces PostScript with missing symbols
instead of Russian ones.

--=20
Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49@fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/

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