[ubuntu-studio-devel] Simple scan
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Thu Oct 17 06:21:19 UTC 2013
On Thu, 2013-10-17 at 08:15 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-10-17 at 07:59 +0200, Jimmy Sjölund wrote:
> > That said I agree it makes good sense to use XSane for the Ubuntu
> > Studio workflows if it allows to scan directly to Gimp and other
> > applications, and the alternative scanning applications don't have
> > that feature.
> IMO it doesn't matter if we need to use an additional application or if
> we directly could scan using GIMP or what ever app we're using. Decisive
> IMO is the scanning quality to quickness ratio.
> I don't own a scanner myself and visit friends using different Microsoft
> and Apple solutions, if I need a scan. Not seldom the fast scans by
> amateur equipment and default software are better than slow scans using
> professional gear, with professional software. Likely my professional
> friends are not aware how to set up their professional hardware and
> software correctly ;), but it doesn't matter to me. If I need a scan I
> prefer to visit a social pedagogue, than a graphic designer. The scans
> are faster and have a better quality by default.
> IOW what application can be used more intuitive and does provide good
The graphic designers aren't idiots, they need to scan monochrome
outlines only, while the social pedagogues scan coloured photo albums,
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