Re: [PATCH] Image capturing driver for Basler eXcite smart camera

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 04:25:45 EST

On Thu 17-08-06 22:30:30, Thomas Koeller wrote:
> On Thursday 17 August 2006 17:31, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Well, I guess v4l api will need to be improved, then. That is still
> > not a reason to introduce completely new api...
> The API as implemented by the driver I submitted is very minimalistic,
> because it is just a starting point. There's more to be added in future,
> like controlling flashes, interfacing to line-scan cameras clocked by
> incremental encodes attached to some conveyor, and other stuff which
> is common in industrial image processing applications. You really do

If it is _common_, we definitely need an API. We do not want the next
driver to reinvent it from scratch, right?
Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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