[sane-devel] Scanning with 16 bits color depth (2 bytes/color)

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Thu Oct 2 23:20:29 UTC 2008

Nicolas <nicolas.martin at freesurf.fr> writes:

> So my question is: I know Sane standard defines image format to be RGB,
> 8 bits/color.

Not completely correct.  See below.

> But is it possible to request a Sane frontend to get a 16 bits/color
> image format and deal with that, or do I have to transform this 48 bits
> image format into 24 bits in the backend, before returning the image
> data to the frontend ?

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