[sane-devel] SANE2 commitment

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Sun Dec 17 20:15:45 CET 2006

On Sun, 17 Dec 2006 19:33:51 +0100
Frank Zago <frank at zago.net> wrote:

> >  some people has committed the time necessary to
> >  port to sane2 the first bunch of drivers.
> >
> >  we are currently missing coders for
> >  - all of sanei/* (i'll take sanei_tcp)
> >  - the build system (configure, makefile et al) 
> >  - X11 frontends
> >   

> I believe the right approach is to fork the existing tree and start
> fixing and adding functionalities to it. That way you'll keep something
> that works all the time, saving many headaches.
> As or for the sane2 standard, it's only just a piece of paper right now.
> Coding should determine what will stay and what will go away, not the
> opposite (cathedral vs bazaar).

 so you're saying to declare current sane as stable,
 fork it and add features to the new tree, making
 it "morphing" into something that will be the next sane?


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy


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