[sane-devel] open a project for the epson 1250 on SF ?

Yves Duret yduret@mandrakesoft.com
23 Oct 2001 11:23:59 +0200

"Karl Heinz Kremer" <khk@khk.net> writes:

> I don't think it's a good idea to write a backend for the Perfection 1250
> from scratch. There are several scanners that are based on the LM 983x
> chips, which all could use the same basic backend. Every scanner would
> however need some "tweaking" so that all the vendor specific stuff would
> work.
> As far as I know there is at least one project already underway to 
> develop a 983x backend. Check the archives of this list (or wait for
> the project maintainer to participate in this discussion). 
> Karl Heinz

yep it is for the hp scanjet 2200c (at least)
see http://scanjet2200c.sourceforge.net/ for more info
perhaps you could write a unique lm983x backend that suppoorts differents
manufacturers.. but sure you can reuse their work.
Yves Duret
piouk toujours et meme apres !