[sane-devel] SANE 1.1.0 Release discussion
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon May 26 12:25:58 UTC 2008
sorry rene- this should have gone to list...
On 5/26/08, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/26/08, René Rebe <rene at exactcode.de> wrote:
> > Hi Allan,
> > can you explain the paper width option to me? Why can we
> > not simply use br x/y?
> > Actually I got a Fujitsu scanner here and find the duplicate
> > paper width option annoying at best.
> it is not duplicate. it is used by the backend to properly center the
> users x/y params to the moving paper guides. otherwise, if they want
> to scan an entire sheet of A5, they have to set the tl_x/y to some
> weird value that they have to calculate from the scanner's maximum
> how do you handle this in avision now?
> > Aside the already mentioned button to use some more extend-able
> > XML encoding instead of a hardcoded set, I wonder if it is
> > good to expose sensors, frontends would rarely (if ever?) want
> > to check for them explicitly and the backend must check the
> > sensors before or during scan to generate proper errors
> > accordingly anyway.
> don't assume that sensors only indicate errors. the paper-in signal is
> quite useful in high volume apps- the front-end can start scanning
> xml does not fix this problem, cause we would still have to define a
> schema so that front-ends could interpret it. so, lets just avoid the
> xml dependency.
> "The truth is an offense, but not a sin"
"The truth is an offense, but not a sin"
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