[sane-devel] help

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 21 Nov 2004 13:26:54 +0100


On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 10:02:32PM +0000, Mohammed wrote:
> Is there any possibility for sane project to develop a driver
> for prisa 340p scanner where the vendor is Benque and it works
> on a parallel port of the printer " old ones"  

Usually it's done the other way round: You own such a device so you
write the backend (driver) for it. This way you'll become member of
the sane project. :-)

Sometimes it's easy to support a scanner, especially when it uses a
chipser that is already supported. But whith completely unsupported
devices you can't expect the SANE project to start writing a driver.
Especially support for parport scanner isn't anything you do in some