[sane-devel] The future of the SANE-Standard

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Fri Dec 21 17:13:33 UTC 2007

On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 10:06:09 -0500
"m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:

> actually- this idea is growing on me. it prevents the need to fork
> sane and do a separate 1.1 branch- we can require that the new frame
> types be protected by '--standard=1.1', and that well-known option can
> have a warning, and front-ends that dont support certain minor
> versions of the standard can hide them, and front-ends that do can
> enable them by default. no bump in the SONAME keeps external backends
> happy.
> there must be some downsides, however- opinions?

 mm. a frontend could display this as a gadget and thus
 the user could enable a standard the frontend does not support?


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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