Scanning docs for bitsavers

Alan Perry aperry at
Tue Nov 26 21:23:42 CST 2019

On 11/26/19 7:05 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> 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?
> Are these standards; e.g. official ANSI X3T10 docs?

No, they are vendor docs on specific devices. CDC Wren IV. Exabyte 8200. 
Adaptec AIC-6250 and AHA-1540A/1542A. Something else that I can't 
recall. Most had related docs on bitsavers, but not these specific 


> --Chuck

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