[sane-devel] has feeder loaded

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 18 Dec 2003 19:09:35 +0100


On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 12:56:12PM -0500, m. allan noah wrote:
> dont think in terms of the normal things you do with a flatbed, think 
> instead of those of us in the document imaging and capture world. if a 
> front-end could run on a system and monitor the state of the hardware 
> (regardless of the scanner manufacturer) then it could prompt the user for 
> action when pages are inserted, or even, start scanning them as soon as 
> they go in, with no other action required. the latter makes for an 
> interesting headless system...

Sounds reasonable for me.

I'm now waiting for a description of that option to add to the SANE2
standard :-) Any volunteers?