[sane-devel] Scanning with 16 bits color depth (2 bytes/color)
nicolas.martin at freesurf.fr
Fri Oct 3 19:24:46 UTC 2008
Looks like the best robust solution is to convert 16 bits/color image to
Will place some modifications in the pixma backend for that.
Le vendredi 03 octobre 2008 à 08:12 -0400, m. allan noah a écrit :
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 8:02 AM, René Rebe <rene at exactcode.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > yes, at least some frontends definitely support this, my avision backend
> > supports 16 bit channels (including upscaling 10 and 12 bit to 16 bit
> > for devices which support that) for years.
> > However, I do not remember which frontends worked well, maybe most
> > worked to some degree, but IIRC the xscanimage preview had issues
> > receiving 16bit data, but maybe most other frontends worked fine as
> > I do not have exceptionally bad memory to this topic :-)
> i'm not sure either, so i think it is best if 8 bit output is your
> default, and 16 bit output is an option.
> "The truth is an offense, but not a sin"
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