[sane-devel] SANE2 standard completion

Julien BLACHE jb at jblache.org
Wed Apr 2 17:29:48 UTC 2008

Johannes Meixner <jsmeix at suse.de> wrote:


> I think I understand now what the difference is between
> cupsd/saned and hpiod/libhpmud:
> cupsd and saned provide a driver and frontend independent
> single central service to do printing and scanning.


> In contrast the hpiod was an additional special daemon
> only for one single driver package (HPLIP). 

I think they used the daemon to multiplex the access to the MFP
devices, as otherwise it was not possible to print & scan "at the same


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