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RE: PDF

From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 19:48:36 +0100
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB5824924@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> From:	love26@gorge.net [SMTP:love26@gorge.net]
> 
> the text *as text* the answer is a rather unequivocal YES. To expect an
> OCR to decipher much of what gets lost when the document is
> "photographed" is vain hope, indeed.
> 
[DJW:]  The same would apply for creating HTML from OCR.
According to the web site, Acrobat Capture does provide
tools for manual correction of the OCRed scans.

The essential problem is not the tools so much as 
budgetting for re-keying or proof reading OCRed 
material. 

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