<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 9/10/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Wittawat Yamwong</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi,<br><br>On Saturday 09 September 2006 09:35, you wrote:<br>> I have a dedicated linux PC connected to a epson 10000XL scanner in a<br>> TCP/IP network lan. Other PCs (running Windows XP) want to operate the<br>> scanner via the network. I'm using .Net C# to write a GUI/frontend for the
<br>> prupose. My program would be collecting user actions thru windows forms and<br>> generating the corresponding TCP messages to the saned server.<br>> Unfortunately, I'm struggling to find what those messages are.
<br>><br>> I would be grateful, if you can help me in finding out the messages that I<br>> can send to saned TCP server.<br><br>Did you have a look at Chapter 5 in the SANE Standard? Is it not what you<br>want? (If you're new to sane, you should begin with Chapter 1.) Are you
<br>planing to implement the SANE network protocol in C#? If so, you could<br>announce what you are planing to do in the sane-devel and, with some luck,<br>someone will help you implementing it.<br><br>I'm not C# programmer, but is it not possible to link C# with a normal Win32
<br>DLL? If so, just compile sane-backends on Windows XP and link with its<br>libraries.</blockquote><div><br>this sounds great. but I'm still looking for a windows compatible sane DLL. Do you mean that I can just compile the sane source code in visual studio as a Win32 DLL?? I may be mistaken somewhere. I'm not familiar with linux system.
<br><br>If there is a DLL that I can compile and/or install in WIndows XP and use as an API, then that's just what I want. Please let me know where I can download it as source or compiled version.<br><br>I think such a DLL will work fine with C# frontend.
<br><br><br></div><br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">BTW, there is already one SANE frontend that also works with Windows XP,
<br>Xsane. (<a href="http://www.xsane.org">www.xsane.org</a>)<br><br>Regards<br>--<br>Wittawat Yamwong<br>Hannover, Germany<br></blockquote></div><br>