[Coco] Rainbow on Disc - OCR

Neil Morrison neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Sat Jun 11 16:20:58 EDT 2005

If you have these in a directory, Adobe Reader will search them for you.

I have uploaded three smaller tests done with ABBYY. They are in


I did not edit these at all, except that the Color Math sample was told to
split the page scanned.

See what you think.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Wayne Harwood" <michael at musicheadproductions.org>

> How would we handle a full text search for the entire collection if we
> used PDF as the sole source for OCR'd text?  I am not suggesting we do not
> create PDF's that are searchable, selectible, etc - but if we included the
> entire text as .txt files we almost all computer systems would be able to
> search a directory heirarchy for a particular keyword wihin a file.  This
> would also allow us to organize the texts by volume, article title (e.g.
> "Barden's Buffer"), source code, etc.  If we designed the file name
> structure well enough we would be able to make searching incredible easy.
> Does anyone have any thoughts or opinions on this??
> I personally think that including the text in this manner is a higher
> priority than making an all inclusive PDF.  I am not saying we shouldn't
> do an all inclusive text enabled PDF, just that I think that it's lower on
> the list of priorities.
> Regards,
> Michael Harwood

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