[sane-devel] SANE Standard face lift

Louis Lagendijk louis at fazant.net
Mon Feb 10 19:11:12 GMT 2020

On Mon, 2020-02-10 at 11:36 +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I converted the project's standard from LaTeX to Sphinx.  You can
> find
> the code at
>   https://gitlab.com/sane-project/standard
> but I really invite everyone to take a look at the published result
> at
>   https://sane-project.gitlab.io/standard/master/index.html
> Note that you can access HTML and PDF versions for all tags and
> branches
> from that page as well.
> Please compare that with
>   http://sane-project.org/html/
>   http://sane-project.org/sane.pdf
> and what's below
>   http://sane-project.org/sane2/
> Should I replace the links on
>   http://sane-project.org/docs.html
> to point to the Sphinx version?
This looks great! Yes, let's replace the LaTex stuff...

> If yes, I also suggest dropping the standard from the sane-backends
> package and from now on maintain it independently via the `standard`
> project linked to above.  Objections anyone?
> What about removing some (notably sane2) or all of the pages that are
> on our website as of writing?  I can fix up any broken links in
> issues
> and/or merge requests that may result of any removal if needed.

This can be removed. If we keep Sane2 it should at least be marked as
DEAD. But unless somebody plans to work on it, please let's remove it,
it is only confusing.

Anyhow: well done!

Br, Louis

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