[sane-devel] sane 1.0.31 backend version not supported lineart. Why?...

Wolfram Sang wsa at kernel.org
Thu Sep 24 11:04:42 BST 2020

On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 11:59:39AM +0200, Ulf Zibis wrote:
> Am 24.09.20 um 11:45 schrieb Wolfram Sang:
> > 
> > !458 explains some more: "The LINEART support within the backend is
> > implemented as a pure software filter. I think this should live in a
> > higher level and be reusable by all backends instead of being duplicated
> > within each backend."
> I agree, that having a gray->lineart filter in each backend is nonsense, but is there a possibility for such a filter in a intermediate layer?

Well, I assumed the answer is 'no'. If it was 'yes', then the proper
path would be to first code it, convert the users, and only finally
delete the now obsolete stuff, no?

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