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[Bug 897469] Re: Simple Scan crashes result in preventable data loss


(19:22:19) Michael Nagel: Simple Scan crashes result in preventable data loss https://bugs.launchpad.net/simple-scan/+bug/897469
(19:22:50) Michael Nagel: is this going to be merged for the next release or are there open todos?
(19:24:54) robert_ancell: I need to review again, but now we are at the start of the next release cycle now is a good time to merge

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  Simple Scan crashes result in preventable data loss

Status in Simple Scan:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  As a matter of fact Simple Scan crashes often. Bad drivers, Out Of
  Memory Problems, ...

  These problems should be fixed, but for the meanwhile it would be worthwhile to minimize data and time lost in such cases.
  For the bad drivers cases there already is Bug #564357 but especially for the OOM problem and to take some pressure from the complex Bug #564357 I suggest to look for other ways to minimize data loss.

  - save work to temporary files, and optimally allow to recover from such files (can perfectly be combined with the feature request to manually load a file at startup to add pages to that file).
  - ...

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