preserving / ressurecting old docs?

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Fri Jun 29 23:06:27 2001

On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Davison, Lee wrote:
> My OCR does fine at 150 dpi on nearly everything and is much
> faster than working with 600 dpi source. The spellchecker gets
> most of the errors. It has to, I can't spell.

That's what counts.
A good context sensitive OCR program should be able to operate at well
BELOW the source resolution -- it needs to differentiate the characters,
not necessarily see all features. (for example: serifs) And with good
enough context sensitivity, a lot of them can be interpolated even if not

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Is Outlook, etc. so incredibly porous that it's necessary to scan plain
text messages??

Are you the one whose system sends an automated response every time
somebody sends an infected attachment to the list?

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Fri Jun 29 2001 - 23:06:27 BST

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