[sane-devel] XSane's future (was Re: [janitorial] post 1.0.28)

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sat Aug 24 07:04:53 BST 2019

Hi Ralph, list,

Olaf Meeuwissen writes:

> Ralph Little writes:
>> Who is the official maintainer of [xsane] now? It has not been released
>> for a number of years.
> To be honest, I'm not sure who's the official maintainer now.
> The communication I had with Oliver Rauch, the author of XSane, while
> preparing the frontend/xsane git repository we have now didn't give me
> the impression that he was very eager to keep maintaining it.  He hasn't
> applied to become a member of the project/group on GitLab.com (despite
> me suggesting several times he do so) so I guess it's up to the SANE
> Project members now.
> @Oliver> If my impression's wrong, please say so!

I got a private email from Oliver saying that his priorities have
changed that it would be good if someone else picks maintenance.

Ralph, are you interested?

Hope this helps,
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