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"We can't allow things that are inaccurate to stand." — The Word of Our Dan, February 19, 2008.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Rube Goldberg

Important born-digital documents, which the Regime could have converted to PDF at the press of a button, are instead run through a scanner, turned into bandwidth-hogging graphical documents, and then have OCR performed on them — poorly — which has the effect (if not the intent) of making keyword searching less than 100% reliable.

Welcome to the brave new world of government openness in Dannystan.

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At 6:32 PM, October 12, 2010 , Blogger Peter said...

Maddening.

 
At 6:43 PM, October 12, 2010 , Blogger Edward Hollett said...

Not maddening but the point of the exercise.

 

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