Reply to post: Re: Landfill

HP to hike upfront price of printer hardware as ink biz growth runs dry

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Landfill

"I buy printers based on upfront cost + price of third party ink + open source driver (so the printer does not become landfill when the manufacturer stops releasing binary drivers)"

Alternative to open source driver requirement: supports Apple AirPrint (which is supported under Ubuntu, so printers become actually plug-and-play - at that point, printing under Linux is easier than under Windows!)

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