Duplex printer advice

David Kelly dkelly at hiwaay.net
Wed Jun 4 12:17:07 UTC 2008

On Jun 4, 2008, at 4:46 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:

> What part of:
> "...there was no case i found postscript to print faster...You won't  
> on an
> HP printer, at least not an older one..."
> is not understandable?
> Let me repeat - on most HP printers PostScript IS SLOWER BECAUSE
> HP DESIGNED IT THAT WAY.  It is NOT slower because of some inherent
> issue with PostScript itself.
> Did you know that Ghostscript is used as the Postscript engine
> in a number of printers?

Only in "postscript compatible" printers such as the Brother HL-5250DN.

When Genuine Postscript is included it is ported to the printer by  
Adobe. Adobe does not allow it to be crippled as conspiracy-theory Ted  
claims. All genuine Postscript printers ship with similar CPUs,  
originally Motorola 68000 family, for this very reason.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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