[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
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