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Old 30th December 2007, 08:38 AM
JimBodkins Offline
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CUPS Apple and Linux

CUPS is now the property of Apple - the creator of CUPS is employed there.

I would like to stop using CUPS - I dont trust apple, sorry. That isnt possible without rebuilding 137 packages. (I believe).

Does anyone -

1) know of a way to stop using CUPS? (Linux appears to be married to it)
2) know why Linux is dependent on CUPS - is this a good idea? (I dont think so)

With Balmers threatening IT law suits against open source and now this - my old BSD is looking better and better.

I hope this is fixable.

I know I know, you LOVE CUPS and cant understand why I would want to drop it. But I do.
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