[sane-devel] Negative slide?

Karl Heinz Kremer khk at khk.net
Sun Mar 4 15:11:42 CET 2007

I don't think that "negative slide" is a term that is actually used: A
"slide" is a positive transparent image, and a "negative" is a normal
photographic negative.

On 2/26/07, Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> Giuseppe Sacco <giuseppe at eppesuigoccas.homedns.org> writes:
> > While updating the Italian translation for sane, I found this new string
> > for the epson2 backend: "Negative Slide". While I could probably
> > translate it without problem, I wonder what a negative slide is. What is
> > the difference between a normal film and a negative slide?
> The opposite of a positive slide ;-)
> Seriously, there are two types of transparencies: negative and
> positive.  The latter may be better known as a "dia", usually
> mounted in a frame and shown with a projector.
> Hope this helps,
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