Subject: Re: beta test HP ScanJet driver available
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kenneth Stailey <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/1995 00:17:58
>Second question, how ScanJet-specific is the driver? Is there much if
>any standardization for scanners? (I knows there's a CCS for scanners,
>but does anyone implement it? How closely?) Could the driver be
>generalized to a "sc" generic scanner driver, in the same way that we
>have one "st" driver for all tapes, one "cd" for all cdroms, etc?
I want to break the SCSI versions of PINT into two drives: one for
escape-code-over-SCSI (HP ScanJet, Epson, Sharp) and one for scanners
that (try to) impliment the SCSI spec (Ricoh, Fujitsu, UMAX).
The new NetBSD driver is ScanJet only for the time being.