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Print via Rendezvous and AirPort from Windows
Authored by: nicksay on Feb 12, '05 08:45:35PM

I don't know about Rendezvous printer sharing from the Windows side, having never tried it. I believe that the Windows Rendezvous implementation only resolves domain names and listens for service announcements. I don't think it has the ability to publish services (i.e. printer sharing). If someone knows otherwise, please correct me.

I do know that if you're trying to set up a Rendezvous printer on Windows, the printer must be connected to an Airport (Extreme or Express) base station. Apparently, Mac OS X printer sharing doesn't actually use Rendezvous to broadcast its service; it uses some feature of CUPS, the underlying UNIX-based printing system. Hence, the Rendezvous Printer Setup Wizard on Windows won't see those printers. (You can still use IP Printing directly, however.)



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Print via Rendezvous and AirPort from Windows
Authored by: roberri on Feb 14, '05 11:10:54AM

Ahh that makes sense!

Thanks for your help!



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