Scanning docs for bitsavers

Alexandre Souza alexandre.tabajara at
Tue Nov 26 21:10:52 CST 2019

Al, is there a "standard" you would recommend us mere mortals to scan and
archive docs?

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Em qua., 27 de nov. de 2019 às 01:07, Al Kossow via cctalk <
cctalk at> escreveu:

> you can ftp the uncompressed files to me and I'll take care of the
> conversions
> On 11/26/19 6:52 PM, Alan Perry via cctalk wrote:
> >
> > I am going through stuff in my office and found that I have some SCSI
> device docs that aren't on bitsavers. As far as
> > multi-page documents, it seems as if my scanner (or its software) only
> does uncompressed TIFF. At bitsaver's recommended
> > 400 dpi, that means about 4M per page.
> >
> > What should I do? Scan the docs in and find a tool to convert to
> lossless compression. Scan the docs in and just submit
> > the huge files? Something else?
> >
> > The docs that I have are copies, not originals. Does anyone here want
> them after I scan them?
> >
> > alan

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