[sane-devel] Brother Scanner Entry 55-libsane.rules (openSUSE 11.1)

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Wed Jul 22 10:25:23 UTC 2009


On Jul 22 11:49 Julien BLACHE wrote:
> Johannes Meixner <jsmeix at suse.de> wrote:
>> I really do not understand at all why there are close-minded
>> manufacturers who insist to do everything on their own
>> based on their own internal Windows-like assumptions
> It's not a problem of being open-minded vs. not, it's a problem of
> having competent people on board vs. not. It's all down to the
> resources (quality & quantity) they are willing to put behind their
> Linux support.

But in particular to get good results with limited resources
and/or when not having sufficiently competent people on board,
it looks more than reasonable at least for me to simply ask
the SANE developers and/or the Linux distributors.

>> and never ever get the great new idea to simply ask
>> the SANE developers and/or the well known persons at the
>> Linux distributors who work regading "scanners".
> And that last part about asking /may/ have some cultural implications.

I think this is actually the root cause.

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