RE: OCR/barcode reliability

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Jun 03 2004 - 19:14:58 CDT

At 4:36 PM -0700 6/3/04, charlie strauss wrote:
>Or as I mentioned earlier in this thread you could encode the
>proportional spacing. hide the ECC code there.

OCR fonts are fixed spacing. There's probably not enough resolution
in scanned proportional spacing to do ECC. The spacing data will
have its own errors and round-off problems.

Best regards,

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