[sane-devel] Sane API

Jürgen Mellinger juergen.mellinger at t-online.de
Tue Oct 20 19:00:04 BST 2020

Hi Alexander,

> Am 20.10.2020 um 19:33 schrieb Alexander Pevzner <pzz at apevzner.com>:
> Hi Jürgen,
> On 10/20/20 8:10 PM, Jürgen Mellinger wrote:
>> If so, how does a typical client application behave without confusing the user?
>> Independently of eSCL/WSD, how would one want a frontend behave when talking to a SANE driver?
> I was playing with simple-scan, xsane, LibreOffice, VueScan and Mopria for Android and native MS Windows client.
> Basically, they all behave the same: allow to choose scanner from the list, allow to edit scan options, then press Scan button, which either starts scanner or opens an error message box.

OK, that’s the bare minimum, but wouldn’t it be more elegant to give the user some feedback that the problem is solved, e.g. by auto-closing the error message box, or by changing the status line?


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