[sane-devel] Application for Epson2 Maintainership

Povilas Kanapickas povilas at radix.lt
Wed Apr 7 23:32:31 BST 2021


On 4/7/21 7:10 PM, Ralph Little wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

This is great to hear.

There are no objections from my side.


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