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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Alex M" <radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net>
 Cc:  "Monowall Support List" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Ticket Printer Project
 Date:  Wed, 2 Jan 2008 11:40:02 +0500
Would it not be simpler to produce a ticket on the web interface and
leave the printing to the web browser? You dont need to produce a
printer API, add code to m0n0 for printer drivers etc.

sai


On Dec 21, 2007 5:53 AM, Alex M <radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net> wrote:
> Ok
> I feel like I too liberal. Regular voucher thing is already integrated as
> far as I know.  So I just wanna add bidirectional printer.
>
> I will try to use Add APS Printers Vigor support and maybe some othr printer
> that is available on eBay for cheap. (caz APS support is really sux and I
> don't speak Italian)
>
> Then when I have printer API, you can do what ever you want with that. :P
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew @ ATM Logic [mailto:atmlogic at kmts dot ca]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2007 12:00 PM
> To: 'Alex M'
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Ticket Printer Project
>
> I know exactly what your talking about with the Dlink...  And it runs from a
> Com port, and has the simple button...  If I knew how to program, I think
> adding this into m0n0wall would be an amazing feature.
>
> The Dlinks are Models DSA-3100 and DSA-3100P
> http://www.dlink.ca/products/?pid=282
> and they now say it works with... DSA-3200
> http://www.dlink.ca/products/?pid=402&sec=0
>
> I have the DSA-3100 and the DSA-3100P that are not being used... I could do
> some testing if you like...?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alex M [mailto:radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 10:03 PM
> > To: Monowall Support List
> > Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Ticket Printer Project
> >
>
> > Well still POS is whole different story. Its like separate
> > project. I just wanna hace something like DLink solution. I
> > guess I just get my dlink hotspot and do the video so everu
> > one get my point
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jakob Strebel [mailto:jakob at teamstrebel dot ch]
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 1:35 PM
> > To: Monowall Support List
> > Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Ticket Printer Project
> >
> > Hello list readers,
> >
> > what about the following idea.
> >
> > We could write the voucher Printig code in Flex2 / Actionscript-3.
> > (Flex2 runs in the Flash player as a virtual machine in all
> > the popular web browsers and is platform OS independent) This
> > code could be hosted in the M0n0 or stored on a external webserver.
> >
> > Here are some advantages:
> > - The complexity of the M0n0wall would not increase.
> > (we all like m0n0wall because it is kept easy and simple)
> > This Flash application would talk to the stable voucher
> > application done by Marcel Wiget.
> > - This solution would use standard printer drivers.
> > - Widely lower cost USB Label Printer could also be used.
> > - Labels could also be printed on a standard Laser Printer.
> > This would allow to print adds or useful stuff on the voucher.
> > - optional flexibility, executing printing of vouchers trough
> > the landing page of the captive portal. For identification,
> > customer name and voucher code could be printed on the
> > Voucher.(possible misuse could be  prevented by checking the
> > MAC address of the guest PC who requests a
> > voucher)
> > - optional flexibility doing a web based self service terminal.
> > - Some EU countries dictate by law the registration of user name.
> > - By doing this the developement cycle can be independent of
> > the release of m0n0
> > - Landing page branding could easily achieved.
> >
> > I do not have any intention to interrupt the current
> > discussion. I thought it would be worthwhile to look at
> > alternatives to implement a flexible voucher printing solution.
> >
> > Best regards
> > Jakob
> >
> >
> >
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