preserving / ressurecting old docs?

From: Frank McConnell <>
Date: Sat Jun 23 13:55:02 2001

Bill Bradford <> wrote:
> I'm scanning them in as 100dpi grayscale GIFs, then I will convert to
> other format(s) and eventually to PDF. Scanning directly to PDF with
> HP's software produces horrible output with compression artifacts.

HP's software? The stuff that came with my 6200 was disappointing: I
either got very lossy JPEGs or insufficiently-colorful GIFs out of it.
I installed FreeBSD, SANE, and the GIMP and was much happier.

-Frank McConnell
Received on Sat Jun 23 2001 - 13:55:02 BST

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