Faceless CGI challenge/print incoming text-email files

Sannyasin Sivakatirswami katir at hindu.org
Sat Dec 7 20:38:07 EST 2002

OK, well maybe it's not a challenge maybe it asking if someone has done 
this already:

Goal: have a faceless metacard/revolution process running on a OSX 
server that will  check a directory for files (deposited there by an 
email server), on a timed interval,  if files are found, format these 
to letter size in a particular font and print to a specific networked 
printer  in another office on the LAN.

I think i could set this up with an open stack in the GUI, but don't 
know how to script to choose a specific printer without having 
previously selected that printer as the default printer for the whole 
server. Use of a "page set up" request... returns a system dialog 
box... but this has to run without human interaction  i.e. need to be 
able to poke, by script, the values that are usually entered from the 
system print set up dialog box.

Can do?

Sannyasin Sivakatirswami
Himalayan Academy Publications
at Kauai's Hindu Monastery
katir at hindu.org


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