[sane-devel] [janitorial] New backend: escl

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Sun Dec 15 18:56:09 GMT 2019

Am 15.12.19 um 19:43 schrieb thierry at ordissimo.com:
> Le 2019-12-15 18:34, Ulf Zibis a écrit :
>> Hi List,
>> Am 15.12.19 um 09:10 schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen:
>>> The backend currently only supports image data transfer in JPEG format
>>> but Thierry indicated he wanted to add support for PNG and PDF as well.
>> Would it be possible to also support the TIFF format, as for black&white
>> it is the best compressing with Fax G4 compression?
> I didn't see any device managing Tiff, send me the capability file, I
> could add the support.
> curl http://<ip>:<port>/eSCL/ScannerCapabilities
> or
> curl -k https://<ip>:<port>/eSCL/ScannerCapabilities

In my understanding, it's not the scanner, which supports the TIFF
format, but it has to send raw (or lossless compressed) format, so sane
or the sane frontend could compress to TIFF.


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