[bksvol-discuss] Re: reward for upgrading software

  • From: "Scott Blanks" <scottsjb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 18:37:56 -0400

Newer software might be using newer scanning engines, which would very likely result in better scans.

Scott


----- Original Message ----- From: "Noel Romey" <ner@xxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2005 9:01 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: reward for upgrading software



How could one varify what version of software they were using? I could for
example say I was using k1k v10 where in theory I might have v8. What is
Gestavo going to do, come to my house, and be the version police and check
my computer to see if I have the right version so he can give me a million
dollars in credit and in the process and as extra payment, square dance with
me and my dog? Also, how do we know that a book's quality can be improved
only with the upgrading of said software. For instance, if I'm readin g a
book, and Gestavo comes up to me and accidentally drops an ice cream cone on
my ook I've got open, kurzewil v13 won't help the scanning accuracy. It's
true that an increase in software version could possibly help and make the
process quicker to validate, but in my opinion the way you scan something
either makes or breaks the scan, not the software version.


Just my 2 cents.

Ner

-----Original Message-----
From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of E.
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2005 3:43 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] reward for upgrading software

Could bookshare perhaps have a reward policy for those submitters who
upgrade.

To be elligible a submitter would have to have previous submissions
accepted to bookshare and be a member of bookshare. Perhaps a month's
extension to membership would be possible. I am trying here to get folks
using the best software possible so that the quality of scans on the step 1
page improves over time. New features in upgrades of products make this
more possible.


Bookshare would benefit because it takes less time to validate a book free
of scanning errors.  Books would move more quickly into the collection.

E.

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