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COURYHOUSE at aol.com COURYHOUSE at aol.com
Sun Feb 19 18:39:26 CST 2017

well  I save  the  tiff   because that's   what archivists  do
generally I  end up using the jpeg  to  make   picture  from. or  post to 
In a message dated 2/19/2017 4:25:48 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,  
toby at telegraphics.com.au writes:

On  2017-02-19 3:50 PM, COURYHOUSE at aol.com wrote:
> When  we scan stuff  at  SMECC
> it is saved in the following 3  formats   for  each item  scanned.
> PDF  with ocr  background
> and  if    containing a lot  of  text   a  TXT  file as  well.
> Kind of a shotgun approach... but   should  stand  test  of  time?

Only if you're publishing it  somewhere and many people are mirroring it.


>  Ed#  _www.smecc.org_  (http://www.smecc.org)
> In a message dated  2/19/2017 1:44:52 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,
>  jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu writes:
>> From: Toby  Thain
>> Often the source  material is a multipage TIFF  from the scanner or other
>>  processing step.
>  Multiple single-page TIFFs, in my case.
>> So relevant tools  are things like tiff2pdf (tiffutils)
> But  also JPEG's,  for pages where the B+W scanning I use (with fax
> compression
>  to keep the file size down) results in pages that aren't  readable -  
> happens on faded pages. Does tiff2pdf handle a bunch of   single-page
> TIFF's, with a JPEG or two throw in?
>  Noel

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