Mini-Mini computer scans

From: Douglas Quebbeman <>
Date: Tue Jan 8 12:19:33 2002

> > Actually, these jpegs are great. I wish more scanned documents were made
> > available in this format. Once I have my equipment set back up, I'll set
> > about processing them with OCR software. The author's block printing
> > should OCR well since his handwriting is very good. Once I have them OCR'd
> > I'll work on converting them to postscript.
> JPEG is a lossy imaging format. You lose detail with this format.
> Use something else!

In theory, correct... but knowing in advance just exactly
*how* and *why* it's lossy, using it for black and white
text works just fine.

Received on Tue Jan 08 2002 - 12:19:33 GMT

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