Scanning docs for bitsavers

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Tue Dec 3 12:13:11 CST 2019

> On Dec 3, 2019, at 12:59 PM, Paul Berger via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> ...
> Would TIFF G4 still be preferable to JPEG2000? It would seem I can control the compression used by selecting the pdf compatibility level.

JPEG2000 apparently has a lossless mode (says Wikipedia).  If so, it would be acceptable as an alternative to other lossless compressions.  If used in lossy mode, it's not suitable for scanned documents, just as regular JPEG isn't.


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