[sane-devel] new epson backend
Karl Heinz Kremer
khk at khk.net
Wed Jan 25 11:02:11 UTC 2006
Just make your code/changes available and I can take a look to see
how complicated it would be to merge it with the standard EPSON backend?
On Jan 25, 2006, at 5:16 AM, Alessandro Zummo wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jan 2006 07:57:30 +0100
> Mattias Ellert <
>>> Sane now recognizes the scanner and talks to it,
>>> but there are still issues I need to solve. I revamped
>>> the backend a bit and since I'm sure I introduced new bugs
>>> and/or breaked compatibility, I would like to release it
>>> under a new name. Suggestions are appreciated.
>> The work needed to merge the new functionality into the existing
>> backend, though it might look to be much initially, will most
>> likely be
>> less than the sum of the extra work needed for the future maintenance
>> for keeping the two backends consistent in the future.
> That work can be done, but what about testing? I don't think
> we have every single Epson scanner. If at one point SANE switches
> to this backend, there's the risk of being overwhelmed by bug
> reports about scanners that were working just fine...
> Anyway, I'll post a patch in a few days so that others
> might evaluate it.
> Best regards,
> Alessandro Zummo,
> Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy
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