[CentOS] Fwd: Response from Canon - MultiPASS (KMM7153196V60774L0KM)

Mon Apr 16 06:12:54 UTC 2007
Fred Erickson <frederickson at iname.com>

On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 14:44 -0700, Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> My apologies for this because it is, technically, OT, but it is a
> classic example of what rotten support Linux (and CentOS) get in the
> US from equipment manufacturers.  The whole email is a lie because
> they DO have the drivers on their asia site, they just don't want us
> 'Murkins to get our hands on them.  Or maybe it's part of some clever
> little nuance of their agreement with Micro$oft not to provide the
> Linux drivers so they can have the rights to distribute the Window$
> drivers with the printers. 
> Maybe I should advertise this - canonmp160.ppd available here (and put
> up a web site for it).

You've got me curious. I went to one of Canon's Asia sites and they DO
list a Linux driver for the MP160. Have you tried it? Does it work? Just