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Re: CUPS 2.3.3op1 from OpenPrinting

On Fri 27 Nov 2020 at 18:41:20 +0100, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud wrote:

> Dear Printing Team,
> as you will certainly notice from today's upload to Debian unstable, I have 
> pivoted CUPS' upstream repository away from Apple's to the OpenPrinting fork:
> 	https://github.com/OpenPrinting/cups/
> This fork is an effort by former Apple employee and long-term CUPS author 
> Michael Sweet, under the OpenPrinting umbrella.
> As Debian maintainer, I was privileged enough to be in the loop for this 
> effort, and have tried to push all the relevant patches carried by Debian over 
> the years [0]. All of them got discussed, most got merged, also thanks to the 
> untying of CUPS' developement from Apple. I have since used experimental as a 
> test playground for all the patch suite refactoring process, and am now really 
> happy to be able to push this 2.3.3op1 tagged version to unstable.
> Looking forward to seeing whether this exercise really made CUPS better!
> Best of regards,
>     OdyX
> [0] https://github.com/OpenPrinting/cups/pulls?q=is%3Apr+author%3AOdyX

It is pleasing to see Debian being proactive in keeping the CUPS
packages in good shape. I have updated the wiki to reflect the mail
from OdyX.




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