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Re: hplip: hp-toolbox advertising?

David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 21:18 -0600, Bernard Johnson wrote:
>> David Zeuthen wrote:
>>>> Where are your bug reports to them?  Your feature requests?  Have you
>>>> even interacted with the hplip guys before?
>>> No, I'm not the hplip package owner in any distribution and I just came
>>> across this when looking at doing the ACL support things in HAL for
>>> SANE. I'll probably try to talk to them, I was just shocked we actually
>>> ship these bits.
>> I expect you will be pleased with their openness and responsiveness to
>> making things right.  Which is exactly why I queried if you had
>> expressed your concerns to them.
> Good to hear. I'm still not the hplip package maintainer though.

Well, I'm not either :)  But I've had *some* interaction with them.  I
only mention this because, by your own admission, you will likely end up
in the same boat.

You might be interested in this thread:

where David Suffield says "... we have learned a lot since we have
started the HPLIP project and we have learned what is useful and what is
not, so we are looking into the possibility of a daemon-less version of

If you feel strongly about the way that hplip /should/ work, I urge you
to contact them with your views.

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