[Printing-architecture] Bug#712237: CUPS "make test" dependent on cups-filters

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Thu Oct 3 19:11:24 UTC 2013


Brian,

On Oct 3, 2013, at 3:01 PM, Brian Potkin <claremont102 at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> The str newsgroup/mailing list was excellent. I do hope it returns; its
> absence makes it very difficult to triage reported bugs in CUPS itself.
> It is sorely missed as a source of information on which to base advice
> and decisions.

It *is* coming back.  Just waiting on the right people at Apple to sign off on putting the new server live... :/

> Also - what about cups.general? My last mail from it was on 20th April
> of this year. It too provided a source of sound information with many
> knowledgeable people posting there; CUPS would be all the poorer without
> it. Does its reappearence really require a security audit; especially
> one which has lasted this length of time?

Unfortunately, since it involves running mailman and a mail server, yes.

The old NNTP interface (cups.general, cups.bugs, etc.) will not be returning, we will just have mailman-based mailing lists going forward...

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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair



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