[sane-devel] Drivers

Jonathan Buzzard jonathan@buzzard.org.uk
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 22:48:08 +0000

henning@meier-geinitz.de said:
> Ok, see below. I would welcome if you not only solicite patches/
> updates but actually include them in your page. No pun intended, but
> I've sent 2 or three updates that haven't been included ever (without
> a comment from you). I'll include them again in this mail. 

It's not intentional, but I don't always have the time to update the
page immediately and as a result they can get missed.

>  Acer, Agfa, Benq: "Further information, copies of the firmware and
> firmware download scripts can be found at the SnapScan SANE web page
> at http://snapscan.sourceforge.net/"

Once upon a time they did include copies of the firmware...

> CanoScan D660U: Shouldn't this one blue, as the manufacturer refuses
> to give documentation? 

Probably. Though as many USB scanner drivers exist even when the manufacturer
refuses to help, and most USB scanners seem to be variants of a small subset
of scanner chipsets this seems to be something of a moot point these days.

Looking at the page I think I really need to make the table automatically
generated from a database. Project for Christmas holidays, if I get the


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