Subject: Re: Vuegscan 620S
To: None <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/10/1999 15:00:54
On Sun, Oct 10, 1999 at 08:49:57AM -0400, wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Oct 1999, Brett Lymn wrote:
> > According to Berndt Josef Wulf:
> > >
> > >Many thanks for your information. I didn't relize that the ss* devices
> > >were indeed specific to the Mustek and HP scanners. 
> > >
> > 
> > Neither did I until it bit me.  At least when you tried accessing the
> > scanner didn't cause a kernel panic like it used to :-)
> > 
> so thats why I had to switch to uk* from ss* for my UMAX scanner!  Yes,
> that seems like a better default, because when people go looking for
> scanner software, they should find SANE in the packages collection and
> then they're puzzled (like us) as to why it didn't work.

I think maybe the best thing to do, is to completely remove the ss*
code. I cannot imagine anybody preferring it over SANE+uk* even
for the supported scanners. Last time I checked, it looked like
the ss* code wasn't very elegant and portable (I think it uses