Re: [OT] scanned files are large in size
- Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2019 15:56:27 +0100
- From: Nicolas George <george@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [OT] scanned files are large in size
> Some scanners mail things around, these days. I don't want to even think
> about how many security holes lurk in there.
> There's no limit to the amount of stupid^H^H^H^H^H^Hnonsense vendors are
> capable of when enough computing power is put in their hands.
Some scanners/copiers use a lossy compression algorithm based on
small repeated 2D patterns that can lead to substituting a digit for