[sane-devel] CanoScan FS 2720U

Gerhard Jaeger gerhard@gjaeger.de
Sun, 9 Jan 2005 17:09:21 +0100


first of all, there's no need to post this message twice ;)

On Sunday 09 January 2005 01:23, Tabor Kelly wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a CanoScan FS 2720U that I would like to write a SANE back end
> for. However, I don't quite know where to start. I know that I should
> first try to get the protocol specification from Canon, but how should I
> go about doing that? I assume I should write a letter to them, but to
> what department, and what should I say?
> Specifically, what should I ask for? The "protocol specification" or
> something else?

Hmmm, try it :)

> Much thanks in advance.
> PS- Has Canon ever been forthcoming about their protocols in the past?

AFAIK - NOOOOOOOOOO :(((((((((((

> Do I have any chance that they will actually give me this information?

Probably  no, no chance at all.

I'm in contact with someone from Canon Poland, they are willing to provide
test-devices, but no more technical information that will help. 
So you always have to check the USB-traffic on your Windoze box and see
what's going on...

Sorry for the bad news.