[sane-devel] JNI code for SANE
henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sun Jan 29 21:51:32 UTC 2006
On 2006-01-26 10:39, Vacuum Joe wrote:
> JNI = Java Native Interface. Quick summary: Everything within Java
Thanks for all your explanations.
> It really belongs in the front-ends I believe. There seem to be
> requests and commercial products that do the same thing, so I think
> there is interest. Obviously japi is no longer maintained and is
> not really set up for modern Java use. For example japi can't do
> something simple like scan and save as a JPEG. My code can. Also
> my company will sponsor maintenance of the code, with the hope that
> SANE will just put a simple small link to the company site.
I guess you are right. Once all SANE code was in one package, then
there was a split to -backends and -frontends but japi was kept in
So once the GPLed code has been found ok I think it can get part of
Concerning japi I think we should pack it into a .tar.gz file, put in
on the ftp server and link to it somewhere in case somebody is still
interested. Then it can be removed from sane-backends CVS.
> Ah, that is good. Actually we ideally would like a HTML link. They
> will sponsor maintenance and answer questions on it.
I'll just put it on the fronetnds page similar to the other frontends
with a link to you and an explanation that the code is part of
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