[sane-devel] Scanner buttons (kind of RFC)

mh crapsite@gmx.net
Sat, 7 Sep 2002 14:27:01 +0200

Henning Meier-Geinitz, Freitag, 6. September 2002 21:11:
> What should the frontend do when pressing a button? Ask for parameters
> or immediately start the action with default/selected parameters?

This should be completely up to the frontend. 

> > Or is there a better/an easier way to make the scanner buttons work? (Or
> > is this already possible, and I'm just missing something :-/)
> Write a small program/daemon that polls the scanner's buttons and
> calls xsane or any other frontend. But that will only work for one
> type of scanner.

I was looking for a less complicated solution, because I think most users 
aren't looking for another program they have to install/setup/configure :-)