[sane-devel] SANE Backends 1.0.31 released / Goodbye

Thierry HUCHARD thierry at ordissimo.com
Wed Aug 26 17:20:19 BST 2020

Hi Rolf,

I completely agree!
Is it possible that you might reconsider this decision?

Thank you for all the work you've done!


Le 2020-08-26 18:15, Alexander Pevzner a écrit :
> Hi Rolf,
> On 8/26/20 2:46 PM, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>>> Congratulations to all who contributed his/her ideas, code and at 
>>> least
>>> time for the new SANE release.
>>> After having some time with reflecting my after-work activities, I
>>> decided to say Goodbye to the SANE project, especially as maintainer 
>>> for
>>> the pixma backend.
> hope you still read the list, or Olaf will forward my mail to you.
> I want to say, that sane-pixma is one of the most important and
> demanded SANE backends. Even in the era of driverless scanning, there
> are a lot of devices (including newly manufactured devices) that
> doesn't support WPA or eSCL, and only supported by pixma backend. And
> this situation unlikely to change within next several years.
> Sad to hear that one of the key developers leaves the SANE project.
> I belive, many, many people will be happy, if you will eventually
> decide to change you mind.

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