[sane-devel] HP4470c

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Tue, 20 Aug 2002 16:46:44 +0200


On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 03:49:01PM +0200, Bertrik  Sikken wrote:
> I think it's a good idea to send an e-mail to Jonathan Buzzard, he
> keeps a list of scanners supported under Linux and their status.
> See http://www.buzzard.org.uk/jonathan/scanners-usb.html for USB
> scanners for example.

It doesn't harm to contact him however his pages haven't been updated
for quite some time.

> Also I think it is a good idea to send an e-mail to Henning
> Meier-Geinitz with a '.desc' file. The .desc file describes the
> manufacturer, link to project page, current status of Linux support
> etc. You can find examples of how to write a .desc (actually quite easy
> in the sane-backends source package.
> Henning may then decide to add it to the list of 'external backends'
> (see http://panda.mostang.com/sane/sane-backends-external.html )

I think the .desc file should only be created when there is a real
backend. As long it's "only" a test program or spec we should mention
it in the PROJECTS file. I will do that now.