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

Rob Snelders rob at ertai.nl
Wed Oct 19 13:30:49 PDT 2011

Hi Stephan,

I tried to add the XScannerManager2. But when I try with this patch then 
the menu-items are disabled. I have tried to search where the problem 
was but I can´t find it. Can you help me?

Rob Snelders

On 13-10-11 16:59, 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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