preserving / ressurecting old docs?

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Fri Jun 22 20:30:17 2001

On Jun 22, 7:47, Sellam Ismail wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> > Talk to Doug Jones. He recommends dismantling the book carefully
> > for the best quality copies/scans.

> I completely recommend AGAINST destroying the original. Not only is it
> some cases a historical artifact on its own, if the digital copy were
> to be lost then you're SOL.

I too was going to suggest Doug Jones, but Ethan beat me to it. however,
if you read Doug's pages, you'll see he thought carefully about this,
consulted conservators, and actually describes very carefully how and why
to minimise the historical loss.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Fri Jun 22 2001 - 20:30:17 BST

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