Gordon JC Pearce gordon at
Wed Nov 29 08:26:43 CST 2006

Jules Richardson wrote:

> I suppose it's one of those situations where you end up throwing away 
> information no matter what (after all, any scan is essentially a digital 
> representation of analogue data), but there's a danger of throwing away 
> too much data - and for rare docs you might only get the chance to scan 
> them once. For rare items I'd rather have maximum quality "just in 
> case", even if it does mean more storage space.

Exactly.  Storage is incredibly cheap these days.  It's easy to throw 
disk space at a problem.

If you had to fit all the scans onto RL02 packs, I'd see your problem...


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