[sane-devel] ADF detection

m. allan noah anoah at pfeiffer.edu
Sun Mar 19 14:41:34 UTC 2006

>>>>> Is there any way to know that ADF is installed and used? Should I strcmp
>>>>> all these strings?
>>>> At the moment, this is not standardized and "source" is also no
>>>> well-known option. The SANE2 draft says "Automatic Document Feeder".
>>>> So I guess at the moment you must grep for all used strings.
>>> And maybe while Giuseppe is grepping, he may also produce a
>>> patch to change all those options to "ADF" :)
>>> It's quite frustrating having to write "Automatic
>>> Document Feeder" each time in the cmd line.
>> here here! fully agree with that statement.
> Ack.
> Also the Avision backend aditionally features:
> "ADF Rear"
> "ADF Duplex"
> in addition to:
> "ADF"
> So someone requested to rather rename it to "ADF Back", but though I'm
> not a native English speaker I somehow prefer the " Rear". Anyone?

fujitsu backend uses a separate option 'duplex' in addition to 'source'. 
it can be "Front|Back|Both" and only applies when 'source' is "ADF"

i think front/back is more correct american english, BTW.


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