[sane-devel] SANE 1.1.0 Release discussion

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon May 5 18:38:34 UTC 2008

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 2:06 PM, Alessandro Zummo
<azummo-lists at towertech.it> wrote:
> On Mon, 5 May 2008 13:56:58 -0400
>  "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > 3. Two new return codes: SANE_STATUS_HW_LOCK to tell the frontend that the
>  > scanner has a hardware lock installed, and SANE_STATUS_WARMING_UP for lamp.
>   it would be fine if we can keep those in sync with sane evolution.

Sane Evo is the fork. It is the fork's job to keep up with mainline :)

>  > 4. More SANE_FRAME types, jpeg, fax, IR, text, xml.
>   those should already be in sync. it should noted that some frontends
>   might just crash if given a new frame type.
>  >
>  > 6. Add common configuration reading function in sanei_* so that new or
>  > maintained backends can benefit from it. Wholesale config file restructuring?
>   that would be real good! I was thinking about it but never had the time
>   to implement :(
>   I'm not sure it's worthwhile to bump the version to 1.1 given there
>   are no incompatibilities.

you've just stated that poorly written front-ends may crash, that is
enough incompatibility to justify the minor version bump. Lets discuss
which features are appropriate to a 1.1.0 release, not what to call

"The truth is an offense, but not a sin"

More information about the sane-devel mailing list