Scanning question (Is destruction of old tech docs a moral crime?)

ben bfranchuk at
Sun Jul 21 16:48:09 CDT 2019

On 7/21/2019 4:16 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III via cctalk wrote:
> I'd suggest that in 2019 when bits are cheap and high-quality scanners
> nearly as cheap, "crappy quality digital image" is a bit of a straw man.
> Yes, I've seen plenty of barely-readable or practically unreadable scans,
> but they were made years or decades ago.
> What dpi qualifies as not "crappy"? 300dpi? 400? 600?
It is not the DPI that is problem on some scans, but they used
a LOSSY format to store the data. JPEG IS NO!

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