[sane-devel] Problems found in backends description files (.desc)

abel deuring a.deuring@satzbau-gmbh.de
Tue, 09 Jul 2002 00:05:20 +0200

Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
> While testing the HTML generator sane-desc.c, quite some problems with
> existing .desc files have been detected. Also, the new status per
> model may require some changes or updates. E.g. it doesn't make sense
> to mark a scanner as "stable" if the comment is "not supported yet".
> Usually I don't recommend to list unsupported devices at all, because
> that may confuse users, especially when reading the manufacurers list
> ("Hey, one entry says "supported", the other "not supported". What's
> that?"). If it's necessary to add unsupported scanners, please use
> :status :unsupported for them. Also please use :status :untested if
> you (or someone else) couldn't test a device.


> sharp:    Maybe add JX-325 as :untested (from manpage)?

That's correct. I've added status fields for all scanner supported by 
the backend.