[sane-devel] test backend: 1 bit RGB data for grid pattern

David Mosberger-Tang David.Mosberger@acm.org
Wed, 25 Sep 2002 11:16:15 -0700

>>>>> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 20:12:27 +0200, Oliver Rauch <oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de> said:

  Oliver> abel deuring schrieb:
  >>  Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
  >> >
  >> > The easiest way would be to > forbid 1 bit RGB in the standard
  >> :-)
  >> that would indeed be a convenient alternative.

  Oliver> I think that makes sense.  When a backend really does
  Oliver> support this then it can send it as 8 bit rgb image.

Do we know for a fact that there are no high-speed devices out there
that produce, say, dithered 1-bit data?  If not, inflating the storage
and bandwidth requirements for such devices by a factor of 8 seems
like a non-trivial issue.