[sane-devel] Manufactures

david stevenson david@rondotheatre.co.uk
Fri, 20 Jun 2003 12:53:53 +0100

On Friday 20 June 2003 12:35 pm, Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 11:27:37AM +0100, david stevenson wrote:
> > and it occurred to me that it may help to have a page directed at
> > manufactures to explain how they can get their scanner supported.
> You mean a page about what a manufacturer can do to get a SANE driver?
> Well, that's pretty easy: Write a driver like explained on the
> "unsupported page". Or pay someone else to write it. Releasing
> programming information may make it easier for someone else to write a
> driver, but it's not a guarantee to get it written.
> Something along these lines? I could also add that to the "unsupported
> page".
Yes, general encouragement, I had not thought about all the details, it was an 
idea to see what others thought.
But could include, benefits of working with the mailing list, testing, finding 
developers. Feedback on what would help them release Sane drivers with new 

> Bye,
>   Henning
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