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

Jon Elson elson at
Sun Jul 21 17:20:48 CDT 2019

On 07/21/2019 04:48 PM, ben via cctalk wrote:
> It is not the DPI that is problem on some scans, but they 
> used
> a LOSSY format to store the data. JPEG IS NO!
Yes, ABSOLUTELY!  JPEG is designed for things that have 
smooth tones, like people and outdoor photographs.  It is 
horrible with anything that has sharp contrasts like letter 
outlines and line drawings.


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