Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Vuescan update
From: Henry Ambrose <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 14:36:54 -0600

>What I really want to happen is for a consortium of scanner manufacturers to
>offer Ed a bundle deal whereby he converts the code of vuescan into the
>backend of a universal scanner driver, and they pay for some GUI jock to do
>the front end properly. Ed's image processing code is clearly better than
>almost anything else out there, and if the manufacturers supported him
>they'd save themselves a BUNDLE on writing their own (just awful) custom
>drivers. Ed could buy a new car and a house in the country and we'd all live
>happily ever after.
>Johnny Deadman

Boy, would this be nice!
But I suspect that it would never happen.