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

Karl Heinz Kremer khk@khk.net
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 16:08:06 -0000

Back in April '01 there was a discussion on this mailing list about 
983x based scanners. Back then Henning Meier-Geinitz  asked about
the status of all 983x projects (http://www.mostang.com/mail-archive/sane-
and  Gerhard Jaeger replied that he was working on something

I have not followed this discussion since.

Karl Heinz

Yves Duret <yduret@mandrakesoft.com> said:

> "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
> yduret@mandrakesoft.com
> piouk toujours et meme apres !
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