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Bug#966701: marked as done (Driverless printing in bullseye via ipp-usb)

Your message dated Sat, 20 Mar 2021 20:43:14 +0100
with message-id <fe5cafca-e89d-5455-2a53-20039fff61cf@debian.org>
and subject line Re: Bug#966701: Driverless printing in buster via ipp-usb
has caused the Debian Bug report #966701,
regarding Driverless printing in bullseye via ipp-usb
to be marked as done.

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Package: release-notes
Severity: wishlist

On Sb, 01 aug 20, 18:10:22, Brian Potkin wrote:
> On behalf of the Printing Team:
> ========================================================================
> The Release Notes for Debian 10 briefly described the driverless                                                           
> printing situation implemented via CUPS and cups-filters. The changes                                                      
> applied to modern printers connected by ethernet or wireless.                                                              
> https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/release-notes/ch-whats-new.en.html#driverless-printing                        
> The release of Debian 11 sees the inclusion of ipp-usb into the stable                                                     
> archive. ipp-usb is recommended by cups-daemon and utilises the                                                            
> vendor-neutral IPP-over-USB protocol that is supported by many modern                                                      
> printers. ipp-usb allows a USB device to be seen and treated as a                                                          
> network device. The outcome is that driverless printing is extended to                                                     
> include USB connected printers. The specifics are outlined at                                                              
> https://wiki.debian.org/CUPSDriverlessPrinting.                                                                            
> The systemd service file included in ipp-usb starts the ipp-usb daemon                                                     
> when a printer is plugged in, making a USB connected printer available                                                     
> for printing to, either by being auto-setup by cups-browsed or being                                                       
> manually installed with a local driverless print queue. The use of                                                         
> vendor printer drivers, free and non-free, becomes unnecessary.
> ========================================================================

Let's turn this into a bug so it's not missed.

Kind regards,

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On 20-03-2021 15:17, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Brian Potkin wrote:
> [...]
>>> +    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) backend driver specific
>> "backend" has different meaning in CUPS and SANE; I'd omit it. It
>> is also a possible tautology.
>>> +    to the model of the hardware, especially in the case of devices
>>>      marketed in the past five years or so.
> [...]
>>> +  <section id="CUPS and driverless printinging">
>> 					^
>> 					printing
> Presumably a cut'n'pasteo.  Thanks, revised patch attached.



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