Re: sane-0.3: it's almost for real now!

David Mosberger-Tang (
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 15:13:30 -0700

>>>>> On Sat, 14 Dec 1996 10:26:10 -0500 (EST), Erik Troan <> said:

Erik> On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, David Mosberger-Tang wrote:
>> plug in. I wasn't sure what the right thing to do is here. Oh,
>> I also renamed the program from sanescan to xscan---I don't think
>> that name is taken yet, so why not? But if you don't like it,
>> just give a holler.

Erik> /pub/Linux/apps/graphics/scanners/xscan-1.1.tgz

Erik> Seem to have precedent :-(

Umh, that's too bad. But it looks like it's for Mustek scanners.
Maybe we can talk to the author and see whether there is interest in
switching to SANE instead. I don't think any vendor-specific utility
should claim such a generic name, but then, I'm probably biased. ;-)
I'll send mail to the xscan-1.x author.


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