Wow! What a great article. Mentions all the old-timey printer types of the past. These days, a printer is more than likely to be of the ink jet, laser jet variety. Does anyone remember Dot Matrix? How about simple Thermal Transfer printers? Dot matrix is pretty much done as a home user's choice of printer these days but they are still around. Well, anyway ... read up on Post Script and other printer related terminology at the following link, it's a good read.
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