[sane-devel] New backend kodakaio for kodak AiO devices - adding tosane-backends

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 21:57:08 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:32 PM, Reinhold Kainhofer
<reinhold at kainhofer.com> wrote:
> On 2012-06-21 23:19, m. allan noah wrote:
>> Clearly the license of magicolor applies to you now, though i wonder
>> if the magicolor license is legitimate, based on its origin?
> Sorry, I don't understand which concerns you have. The magicolor backend is
> a fork of the GPL'ed epson2 backend, adjusted to magicolor-specific
> functionality and scanner protocol.
> The magicolor backend is under the GPL, too, so I don't think there should
> be any concern as to the ligitimacy of the license or the backend.

Yes- but epson2 claims to be based on epson, which was GPL + SANE
exception. Perhaps epson2 has a license problem, though I hate to
point it out, since I am unhappy with the wording of the exception.


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>  * LilyPond, Music typesetting, http://www.lilypond.org

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