[sane-devel] Incorporating Brother Linux scanner drivers in next SANE?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 12:22:45 UTC 2007

that is not the gpl. the limitations on binary releases would seem to
be a problem at first glance, but IANAL.


On 6/15/07, Halim Issa <yallaone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> With Brother's SANE drivers for Linux being GPL, is there any hope of having
> them incorporated into the next mainline SANE release?
> The full driver source is available here:
> http://www.brother.com/cgi-bin/agreement/agreement.cgi?dlfile=http://solutions.brother.com/Library/sol/printer/linux/rpmfiles/sane_source/brscan-src-0.2.3.tar.gz&lang=English_source
> and the information on the drivers is here:
> http://solutions.brother.com/linux/sol/printer/linux/sane_drivers.html
> From an end-user perspective, having the drivers in the main line would be a
> major plus.
> The driver works well, but unfortunately it relies on the deprecated /proc/usb
> system.
> Thank you for listening.
>  -h
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