[Libreoffice] Fwd: Re: patch for scan-diialog

Rob Snelders 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.

Rob Snelders

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 
> practice.
> 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,
> -Stephan
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