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legacy

[leg′əsē]
Etymology: L, legatum, bequest
something that is handed down from the past or intended to be bestowed on future generations.

legacy

Informatics
Referring to a computer system with an expired tenure which left behind a “legacy”—usually negative.
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To adapt legacy printers for Internet printing, Focus is capable of presenting an IPP interface to the Internet and converting print requests to standard printing protocols inside the firewall.
Developed at the request of Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP), the new TROY XCD products provide JetSend connectivity to an estimated 9 million HP legacy printers, including the HP LaserJet 5Si, 5, 4, 4V, DeskJet 1200/1600 and Color LaserJet 5/5M series, as well as several other models.
Other PrinterOn software includes PrintWhere Focus, which enhances legacy printers with IPP capability and PrintWhere Envoy for printing email attachments from any wireless Internet-enabled device.
It gives NuOffice users access to local legacy printers and other devices," said Steven W.