[sane-devel] Application for Epson2 Maintainership

Ralph Little skelband at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 17:10:18 BST 2021


On 2021-04-07 6:13 a.m., Wolfram Sang wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I want to apply as a maintainer for the epson2 driver.
> I started working on this driver when I added focus and autofocus
> support. Since then, I fixed some more bugs and cleaned up the
> description files. I have a PR pending to improve the timeout
> behaviour. I think I got the hang of the driver meanwhile.
> My motivation: As a side project, I work with an observatory helping
> them to scan their collection of photographic plates with sky surveys
> from last century. We use an Epson 12000XL for that and a working driver
> is crucial. So, I'd like to take care of it. Besides the above high end
> and brand new scanner at the observatory, I also have an older Epson
> 1640SU Photo at home for additional testing and verifications. And
> remote debugging by guiding users is also part of my daily work.
> I have 8 years of experience in maintaining the I2C subsystem of the
> Linux Kernel, so I am not new to maintaining. I know that SANE is a
> different project than the Kernel, so I hope you guys would guide me
> when it comes to details I might be missing.
> So, I guess this sums it up. I'd like to help the SANE project here, and
> hope you guys see a match.
> All the best and happy hacking,
>    Wolfram
Thanks for stepping up and for your contributions so far.
If there are no objections, I will add the necessary changes and give
you the appropriate privileges.


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