[sane-devel] SANE protocol over USB as new USB scanner device class?

François Revol revol at free.fr
Mon Dec 29 00:20:21 UTC 2008

> "François Revol" <revol at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> >> There actually was a scanner/imaging device standard class defined 
> >> for
> >> USB, and it never went anywhere.
> >
> > Well, just like webcams, until finally some big player switched to 
> > UVC, 
> > like Apple.
> My point. Except the iSight doesn't actually talk proper UVC.

Does it ?

> Seeing how UVC is being bent over and fscked with various accessories
> by vendors (much like USB used to be/still is sometimes), I'm not 
> sure
> having a standard class would make much difference in the end, once
> you've discovered all the vendor/model-specific quirks :P

Just when I thought it was going to be simpler to write a webcam 
They should be publically spanked.


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