Release Notes: This release adds four new backends: canon_dr (Canon DR-series), coolscan3 (Nikon LS & Coolscan), rts8891 (Umax & HP 44xx), and xerox_mfp (Samsung/Xerox/Dell MFPs). It updates most of the existing backends. 75 more scanner models are supported, including several stand-alone networked units. There is a new build system and Avahi support. HAL and udev support are updated, particularly with SCSI scanners. Improved saned configuration for use with firewalls. Epson and coolscan2 backends are deprecated; use epson2 and coolscan3 respectively. There are numerous bugfixes, updates, and enhancements.