[sane-devel] Question on scanimage -f

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed May 28 00:51:37 UTC 2008

On 5/27/08, Dieter Jurzitza <dieter.jurzitza at t-online.de> wrote:
> Dear listmembers,
>  I did not see the previous posting from M. Allan Noah, but in general I
>  totally agree with Johannes Meixner: if one introduces such an option (what I
>  would consider positive) the backward compatibility should not be broken.
>  The only thing I am worried in this regard is whether it would be better to
>  add something like a %n (what would be consistent in "scanimage grammar" or
>  whether a "\n" should be preffered (this one goes to the C-programmers
>  fraction ...).
>  However, I could live with any decision, if people share my point that it
>  would simplify parsing individual scanners from the "scanimage -f" output.
>  Thank you very much for looking into this,
>  thank you for a great program,
> take care

i have just committed the %n specifier code, it was easier than adding
\ handling.

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