Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-18 Thread steve shumaker via cctalk
On 7/18/2017 11:33 AM, Al Kossow via cctech wrote: On 7/16/17 7:44 PM, steve shumaker via cctalk wrote: Actually that does trigger a thought... Is there a (simple) way to get a list of the scanned ones? fgrep _dataB IndexByDate.txt |sort -k 3 gets you a sorted list the current uploaded

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-18 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/16/17 7:44 PM, steve shumaker via cctalk wrote: > Actually that does trigger a thought... Is there a (simple) way to get a list > of the scanned ones? fgrep _dataB IndexByDate.txt |sort -k 3 gets you a sorted list the current uploaded pdfs that are filed as data books IndexByDate.txt

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-17 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
either. dealing with a truckload of data books for the past month and trying to find all of them in storage to try to see an end to something I've been working on for over 15 years has pushed me over the edge. On 7/17/17 8:02 AM, Toby Thain wrote: > On 2017-07-17 10:11 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-17 Thread Toby Thain via cctalk
On 2017-07-17 10:11 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: I'm not actively soliciting any donations for bitsavers currently because I already have a several year backlog Paper, digital, or either? --T On 7/16/17 7:44 PM, steve shumaker via cctalk wrote: find the ones you're missing.

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-17 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
I'm not actively soliciting any donations for bitsavers currently because I already have a several year backlog On 7/16/17 7:44 PM, steve shumaker via cctalk wrote: > find the ones you're > missing.

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-16 Thread steve shumaker via cctalk
On 7/15/2017 2:16 PM, Sam O'nella via cctech wrote: Celebrate with a cake with 8 candles (1000) Thats great. I guess i should scour the archives and maybe im holding on to original books that arent as important anymore. null Actually that does trigger a thought... Is there a (simple) way to

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-15 Thread Sam O'nella via cctalk
Celebrate with a cake with 8 candles (1000)  Thats great. I guess i should scour the archives and maybe im holding on to original books that arent as important anymore. null

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/14/17 1:42 PM, Tomasz Rola wrote: > So what is the title of a lucky manual? > toshiba/_dataBooks/1988_Toshiba_TLCS-68000_Users_Manual.pdf

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Tomasz Rola via cctalk
On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 01:03:56PM -0700, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > As of this morning, there are now over a thousand data books on > bitsavers, and well over four million pages in all of the pdfs > there. Thank you. So what is the title of a lucky manual? -- Regards, Tomasz Rola -- ** A

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Jason Scott via cctalk
Hurrah! On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 4:03 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > As of this morning, there are now over a thousand data books on bitsavers, > and well over four > million pages in all of the pdfs there. > > In the middle of June, I got my fifth large databook

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
Many databooks I find are printed on the fragile "telephone book" type paper, either transparent, beige or both. Do you have any techniques for getting good images out of those, and making sure they survive the trip through the ADF? Always scan those monochrome. (A lot of people insist on color

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Paul Koning via cctalk
> On Jul 14, 2017, at 3:23 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk > wrote: > >> Many databooks I find are printed on the fragile "telephone book" type >> paper, either transparent, beige or both. Do you have any techniques >> for getting good images out of those, and making sure

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
Many databooks I find are printed on the fragile "telephone book" type paper, either transparent, beige or both. Do you have any techniques for getting good images out of those, and making sure they survive the trip through the ADF? Always scan those monochrome. (A lot of people insist on

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-14 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/13/17 10:11 PM, Jason T via cctalk wrote: > Many databooks I find are printed on the fragile "telephone book" type > paper, either transparent, beige or both. Do you have any techniques > for getting good images out of those, and making sure they survive the > trip through the ADF? >

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-13 Thread Jason T via cctalk
On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 3:03 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > As of this morning, there are now over a thousand data books on bitsavers, > and well over four > million pages in all of the pdfs there. Huzzah! I don't think there's anyone else doing these, and certainly

Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-13 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
As of this morning, there are now over a thousand data books on bitsavers, and well over four million pages in all of the pdfs there. In the middle of June, I got my fifth large databook collection, and didn't have space for it, so I've been doing dedup/recycling and scanning of what I hadn't