[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"
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