[bksvol-discuss] Re: validating

  • From: Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 10:27:10 -0400 (EDT)


There are plenty of us out here who read, correct, and edit as we scan.
Perhaps I am still too new at this (have been scanning for just under a 
year), but I cannot imagine scanning a book without checking it for 
completeness, that each page is readable, and all the rest.
Sure, it slows the process a whole lot; but if I am scanning with the 
primary intent of submitting, I feel a commitment to do that.

Getting back to the initial question, I think that the answer is "it all 
While I am not going to immediately validate what I scanned -- it doesn't 
hurt to have someone else taking a 2nd peak -- I have no problem with 
someone who has done all the necessary work to validate their own 
Validation doesn't guarantee anything for any specific validation is only 
as good as the validator happens to do it; and even the best and most 
thorough validator can miss something as they are human.

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