Zane H. Healy
healyzh at aracnet.com
Fri Sep 1 14:39:40 CDT 2006
> This isn't strictly on-topic, but I believe it's important to many
> people here. I just learned about this on another list.
> HP developed an OCR engine called Tesseract that is supposed to be
> pretty good. They released it to the open-source world, and Google has
> picked it up and started working on it. The code itself is available
> via SourceForge. Here is the announcement:
> With all the document preservation activities going on these days, in
> our circles as well as others, this may be a significant development.
Does anyone on this list know any of the HP people that were involved in
getting this Open Sourced? Could this possibly herald a new found
willingness on HP's part to be more Hobbyist Friendly with regards to Legacy
I know, I'm probably just dreaming :^(
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