Re: Alternatives to a single bar code

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed May 05 2004 - 11:49:33 CDT

At 9:07 AM -0700 5/5/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
>This is also why I'm skeptical about
>replacing the barcode with OCR.

I like the belts and suspenders approach of using both barcodes and
OCR font. Right now, we're designing for OCR. Eventually the BRP
and canvassing process could compare the OCR to the barcode, if we
wanted them to.

>Having said all that, a good full-scale funded study would set up trials and
>see how it goes with different scenarios.


Best regards,

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