Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Re: On-demand starting/stopping of cups [was: [Blueprint client-1305-printing-stack-with-mobile-in-mind] Printing Stack with Mobile in Mind]

Am Dienstag, den 04.02.2014, 07:12 +0100 schrieb Martin Pitt:

> On a phone this makes much more sense of course, as printing from a
> phone is a rare task, memory is usually scarce, and there usually is
> no swap.

is it actually a less rare task on a desktop ?

apart from a professional office desktop I'd say printing at home is
nowadays nearly as rare from desktops as it might be from

i personally would like to see us handling desktop memory consumption
with the same care as on phones, on a system where you have plenty I/O
(much more than on a phone) it should even do less harm to start it on