Sorry for the late summary ...
<I don't want to buy Transcript again but need a replacement
<for pscomm so I can talk to postscript printers.
<I don't need any of the fonts that Transcript offers so a simple
<printer communications program would be fine.
Just about everyone had their own solution. Some suggested Newsprint,
others getting a site license for Transcript, others sent pieces of
I tried the first suggestion sent to me. lprps from the archives on
ftp.uu.net. It has psif, psof, etc just like one expects. It
installed and worked painlessly. Three people mentioned psf, it could
be worth checking out.
thanks to everyone,
Below are people who answered and their favorite solution.
email@example.com lwp (from LWkit)
firstname.lastname@example.org Tex & dviware
email@example.com Transcript site license from Adobe
firstname.lastname@example.org netatalk || cap
email@example.com (Christoph) homegrown ascii->ps, write for details
firstname.lastname@example.org psinterface, write for details
rick%pgt1@Princeton.EDU sent a prolog script, write for details
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