[sane-devel] infrared, SANE_FRAME_RGBA

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Thu Dec 14 21:29:31 CET 2006

On Thu, 14 Dec 2006 15:18:41 -0500 (EST)
"m. allan noah" <anoah at pfeiffer.edu> wrote:

> >>
> >> I'd like to hear/read some more opinions on that.
> >> Any?
> i would vote for re-openning the discussion of SANE2, and begin a project 
> to port a limited number of backends forward. use a whole new SONAME, such 
> that sane1 and 2 libs can co-exist for awhile. many backends will never be 
> ported to sane2, because the scanners have not been made in 10+ years, and 
> there is no-one to do it.

 I agree, but propose to re-open only after a number of developers 
 a really interested in writing code.
> 4. inconsistent option names and arguments between backends.
> 5. inconsistent gamma/brightness/contrast implementations (sanei_gamma 
> i have been playing with here)
> 8. inconsistent debug levels. not that big of a deal i guess. i would 
> rather that they were a bitmask instead of a linear progression.

 those 3 items are quite important imho.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy


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