Restoring the xsane menu item

Matthew East mdke at
Sat Feb 11 09:55:07 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 21:36 -0800, Corey Burger wrote:
> Hello all,
> As some of you know, we removed the Xsane menu item as part of
> MenusRevisited[0]. I was ambivalent at the time and have thus been
> doing a great deal of thinking about it. Thus I think we should
> restore it.
> Part of the goal of MenusRevisited was to simplify menus. This has
> been achieved, by and large. Currently the graphics menu has 2 items
> in it. Thus readding another back in is not a huge deal.
> Yes, a user can access scanning through the GIMP and by just pressing
> the scan button, but having watched my father scan, I think I can say
> that it is likely that most users launch the program and then scan
> from there.

I agree, this definitely needs to be restored. No one is going to think
of accessing GIMP to scan stuff.

The graphics menu is rather bare anyway :)
mdke at
gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF
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