Last call for XSane patches

Ralph Little skelband at
Mon Sep 9 17:19:35 BST 2019


On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 4:49 AM Till Kamppeter <till.kamppeter at>

> When I see this Debian patch to choose between lp and lpr as "default
> printer", how is printing in XSane implemented? Is it still the decades-old
> way of offering the user to enter a print command line? Back in 2005 I
> requsted a decent CUPS print dialog in GTK and 2006 it got actually
> implemented and nowadays practically every GTK app uses it (and if not, or
> not GTK they have their own similar dialog).
> Come on, it is 2019 now!
> By the way, there is no other printing system than CUPS actually
> supposed/developed any more.
> That is a good point and I will add it to my TODO list.
ATM I'm just looking at patches, but I will be sure to return to this
aspect shortly!

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