[Libreoffice] Fwd: Re: patch for scan-diialog
rob at ertai.nl
Thu Oct 13 08:23:36 PDT 2011
Thank you for the reply and the explenation.
I'll try to make the changes next week.
On do 13 okt 2011 16:59:58 CEST, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> On 10/12/2011 06:32 PM, Rob Snelders wrote:
>> Can somebody add this patch to the git?
> Hi Rob,
> sorry for stepping in so late, just apparently missed your great patch
> somehow. One thing I'm uneasy with is changing (published)
> XScannerManager.idl incompatibly. The standard routine for doing such
> API changes would be to introduce a new interface, say
> XScannerManager2 (that may or may not derive from XScannerManager,
> depending on what's more convenient) and a new method with another
> name there. This may appear a lot of work for dubious benefit (does
> anybody out there actually use the old interface, so would break?) --
> which it is... Still, if you were happy with such a change (and I
> could lend you a helping hand latest next week when I'm back in
> Hamburg), that would keep us in line with our existing compatibility
> So, if you do not object, I'll see to get this integrated with the
> proposed change (either if you do the change yourself, or else I can
> do it with a little more delay).
> Thanks a lot for your patience,
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