[sane-devel] SANE2, time for a decision

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Sat Jan 6 20:39:06 CET 2007

On Sat, 6 Jan 2007 17:15:03 +0100 (MET)
Oliver Rauch <Oliver.Rauch at rauch-domain.de> wrote:

> The SANE2 standard is not finished, so it does not make sens to start coding 
> SANE2. It would be a big mistake to start coding SANE2 at this point because 
> the standard is not finished and will change.
> What should be done is:
> - continue SANE1 development and finish the SANE2-standard soon.

 imho we don't have devs to do both things at the same time.

> The standard is not ready for coding, but we can finish it shortly, the major 
> part is done. But it is only possible when we create a little group (3-5 
> backend and frontend programmers) that discuss and improve the standard 
> proposal NON PUBLIC - or we will get the infinite discussion again.

> This way we could have finished the standard in about 8-12 weeks.
> After that we could start coding SANE2. And when this standard is worth to 
> support it then there will be coders for sanei-code and for frontends.

 I do agree on the timeframe, but don't think we can find devs this way. 
 The people who were interested has already posted in this list,
 I don't think there are more left.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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