• Bug#966701: Driverless printing in buster via ipp-usb

    From Hendrik Boom@21:1/5 to Andrei POPESCU on Sun Mar 21 13:50:01 2021
    On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 09:10:39AM +0200, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
    On Sb, 20 mar 21, 14:48:22, Brian Potkin wrote:
    On Sat 20 Mar 2021 at 14:17:11 +0000, Justin B Rye wrote:

    Presumably a cut'n'pasteo. Thanks, revised patch attached.
    JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
    sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package

    diff --git a/en/whats-new.dbk b/en/whats-new.dbk
    index c301cfad..4435fce5 100644
    --- a/en/whats-new.dbk
    +++ b/en/whats-new.dbk
    @@ -99,40 +99,74 @@ see any updates for these packages and they will be marked as

    -<section id="sane-driverless-scanning">
    - <title>SANE and driverless scanning</title>
    +<section id="driverless-operation">
    + <title>Driverless scanning and printing</title>
    - Driverless scanning is the ability to scan without requiring a
    - free or non-free backend driver specific to that scanner model.
    - It is mainly associated with modern multi-function devices, but
    - some modern standalone scanners are known to work
    - driverless. <quote>Modern</quote> refers to devices that have been
    + Both printing with <literal>CUPS</literal> and scanning with
    + <literal>SANE</literal> are increasingly likely to be possible
    + without the need for any (often non-free) driver specific

    For me this would sound better:

    ... without the need for any driver (often non-free) specific

    Or even

    ... without needing any driver (often non-free) specific

    + to the model of the hardware, especially in the case of devices
    marketed in the past five years or so.

    Kind regards,

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