[sane-devel] [New backend] Web Services for Devices - wsd-scan

Thierry HUCAHRD thierry at ordissimo.com
Mon Jan 6 20:06:28 GMT 2020

Le 2020-01-06 15:18, Till Kamppeter a écrit :
> On 06/01/2020 10:55, Alexander Pevzner wrote:
>> lubcups also looks as a considerable alternative, and it contains a 
>> generic HTTP client. Though it will look a bit strange if scanner 
>> plugin will depend on a CUPS API library :-)
> libcups is usually present, especially as nowadays most scanners (and
> especially most Linux-friendly ones) have this test page generation
> unit under the scanning mechanics :)
> In my opinion libcups should get moved into a project separate from
> cupsd, as it is the standard implementation for IPP in free software,
> and with the PWG (Printer Working Group, http://www.pwg.org/) IPP Scan
> and IPP System Service libcups will not stay a print-only thingy but
> will also serve for scanning and other things.

libcups is indeed a very good alternative to libcurl.

>    Till

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