So I take it, this would need a fast connection between Google and your
server, but would tolerate a slow connection between the user and Google?
Cindy Harper, Systems Librarian
Colgate University Libraries
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On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 6:03 AM, Richard Wallis <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Why not let someone else, such as the Google, do the heavy lifting for you:
> On 4 August 2011 07:39, Dave Caroline <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > One method is to dispense with PDF and just view the scanned pages online
> > as
> > images or OCR'd text or point the user to a directory with the scans
> > for the document.
> > He then only needs an image viewer using a lot less of his machines
> > Large PDF's also cause problems in the viewing computer. I was
> > reviewing someones
> > 25mb PDF the other day and it peaked at 3.3 gig memory use, which on a
> > 2.5gig
> > memory box meant it went into swap and slowed to a crawl.
> > The viewer used there was evince.
> > I scan to jpg and only produce a PDF if nagged
> > As I serve from home and the upload is on the slow side individual
> > pages helps there too.
> > And when in a good mood I finish off a document thus
> > http://www.collection.archivist.info/searchv13.php?searchstr=lucas+tp1
> > where all pages are web viewable. Been too lazy to write a page to
> > page link on the page
> > view so far (need a round tuit).
> > Dave Caroline
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