[rescue] Interest in a repository for old documents and brochures

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Thu Oct 21 16:33:27 CDT 2004

On Thu, 21 Oct 2004, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:

> In any case, I may be able to set up a small site with scans of these things. 
> Unless someone already has a similar project and I don't think that 
> duplication of efforts would be a good thing...

I'm working on such a thing.  I don't have the software ready yet,
though.  If you could concentrate on scans, I might have something
Really Nice available by the end of the year.

> 1) Is there any sort of interest in this project

Oh yeah.

> 2) what is the best approach for scanning these pamflets, brochures, tech 
> reports, etc.

That's the part that has me stumped.

> 3) any sort of software out there to automatize the archival and 
> presentation/serving process?

I working on that. :)

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