Empower xsane to directly create multi-page TIFF with Fax G4 compression

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Thu Sep 12 00:19:54 BST 2019

Am 12.09.19 um 01:07 schrieb Ralph Little:
> It's not inconceivable to have a scripted session feature added to
> XSane in the future.
> Unfortunately, we are currently in progress to bring the code base up
> to modern spec and get it properly buildable.
> It is indeed an interesting idea and I will bear it mind for a future
> enhancement.
> Personally, I would probably use a shell script with some other tools
> like imagemagick to perform the changes in batch.

This sounds good.

For a first step it would help me a lot, if Fax G4 compression could be
added to xsane while saving to TIFF and as second step a before
conversion to 200 dpi.

I prefer Fax G4 because of it's small file size. For a normal text page
it only consumes 20..60 kBytes.



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