[sane-devel] The future of the SANE-Standard

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Fri Dec 21 19:53:45 UTC 2007

On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 14:45:25 -0500
"m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:

> if i understand your list, there is a 4th option- add and _inform_ by
> SONAME/version# change.
> Bumping the SONAME seems to be the only way to make the outside world
> aware that they should inspect their code for compatibility, but even
> if they do not, it will still work, since these new frame types will
> not be the default case. It also prevents us from having to do any
> modifications to the dozens of existing backends that wont have the
> new frame types or options. (unlike b and c).

 well, yes, that works too. I the hope that the outside world
 will care :)


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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