DEC VT100/220 line wrapping semantics sought

Noel Chiappa jnc at
Mon Jan 2 09:45:53 CST 2017

    > From: Antonio Carlini

    > My scan is ~400MB (and 1090 pages long!)

Even at 1K pages, it shouldn't be anything like that big, if scanned using
the most space-efficient encoding.

For _manuals_, scan at 300 dpi with Black+White encoding (i.e. 1 bit per
pixel), then store as TIFFs with CCITT Group 4 (fax) compression. That does a
typical page of text in ~45KB or so. So you're about an order of magnitude

(For engineering drawings, basically the same, except scan at 600 dpi, to
capture all the small characters such as pinouts.)


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