[sane-devel] Probleme with time during multipage scanning
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 14:42:59 UTC 2009
You have not said what scanner you are using? It might be possible if
it has buttons to modify the backend to wait for button presses
2009/4/29 Jérôme Avond <j.avond at axolys.fr>:
> Hi everyone,
> (French so don't mind langage's errors...)
> Our scanner is in a different room with all the stuff for printers, we
> usually need multipage scanning and there are three problems :
> 1. For the start, even we try to beat Carl Lewis on 50 meters, even
> we ask someone to help use (with shouting : "OK GO ON, start this
> $%## scan!", no way with customer on site), even we go with our
> pages first then go back to computer then go back to scan...
> 2. During the scan of 10 or 20 pages, you'd better be a shaolin monk
> and fell like the squirrel to be as sharp as him.
> 3. The end is ok but you always find pages with bad scan and you have
> to redo it sometimes twice because your squirrel feeling is gone...
> The thing is that with _a timing for start_ AND _a timing between scans_
> there will be no problems...
> Thus we could do easily a scanimage script (that's what we actually had
> done, before the throwing of the scanner througt the window...) but I
> had read somewhere that OpenSource and FreeSoftware needs to point out
> the willing of there users... :) JOKE!
> To be honest, we just need to see where we could add this feature among
> the amount of code, in fact where is the "do scan" function...
> Thanks for reading
> Jérôme Avond
> j.avond at axolys.com
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