[sane-devel] infrared, SANE_FRAME_RGBA
azummo-lists at towertech.it
Thu Dec 14 16:18:41 CET 2006
On Thu, 14 Dec 2006 13:40:45 +0100
Gerhard Jaeger <gerhard at gjaeger.de> wrote:
> > maybe add a wiki and a new friendlier bug tracking
> > system (trac has both).
> any volunteers?
if someone has a machine, installing trac is easy, and I can
eventually do it. I can use a machine at my company, but would prefer
to keep it on an "open" sever.
> > my suggestions, thus, are:
> > - wiki
> Hmmm, it's like everything around here in the net:
> * a lot of the information is hopelessly outdated
> * if up to date, nobody uses it - they ask on the mailing list
well.. it depends on the community.. I've seen bad
and good wikis. But we don't know what will happen
unless we try :)
> > - trac
> > - comments
> * Good thing, we started usage of doxygen...
/me hates it :)
> > - dropping support for anything that is not C99
> > - code reorganization (no more 6K lines in a single file!)
> > - standard debug levels for drivers (no more SANE_DEBUG_DRIVERNAME)
> > - conformance
> The same problem as porting the stuff to SANE 2 - you'll need the
not for everything... I have some time to reorganize epson2
and maybe coolscan 2... dropping support for C99 is also
and.. if you break a driver you will surely get complaints :-D
> All of your point sound reasonable and doable for me - of course, but as I
> said: We ran into these discussion often enough and the result was:
> No new features, they are for SANE2.
I'd agree on the principle if it is implementable :)
> But I think you are right, we are moving into a dead-end. We have
> devices that are able to do much more than we are able to support
> with the SANE 1 standard AND we have a not yet finished (if finished
> ever) SANE 2 standard.
Event if finished, it could take years to code. And given
that we are in 2007 I think we can wait no more.
> I'd like to hear/read some more opinions on that.
I've appreciated your quick response to my email!
Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy
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