Scanning old manuals

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Tue Mar 9 12:29:42 1999

> That's not what I'd call "high". That means that on average, you have to
> correct or interpret every tenth character. I'd call less than 99% "low",
> not high. Our Department looked at this a few years ago, and rejected
> anything less than 95%, I think. Even that means correcting (or as one
> person put it, "clicking on") one character in every twenty.

The best solution for this is to keep the scans AND the OCR'd text. That
way, with a simple database, one could do searches on the text, and get
most of the hits, yet actually read the images.

William Donzelli
Received on Tue Mar 09 1999 - 12:29:42 GMT

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