[sane-devel] [OT?] discussion of front ends?

Jeffrey Ratcliffe jeffrey.ratcliffe at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 19:17:27 UTC 2011

On 13 July 2011 19:55, D. Hugh Redelmeier <hugh at mimosa.com> wrote:
> I think I want to capture to image files (possibly PDF) but supplement
> this with OCRed text to facilitate full-text search.  I need a format
> that will still be useful for decades into the future.  I want the
> capture process to be as easy as possible -- otherwise I'll never get
> it done.

I wrote gscan2pdf http://gscan2pdf.sourceforge.net/ to do exactly
this. It supports PDF or DjVu, which has better compression. It makes
it simple to scan, do some image processing, OCR, and save.



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