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Old 05-29-2007
Brad Thornbury
 

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Why don't they have OCR built-in to Vista? Wouldn't it make since instead of
saving as an image file for documents scanned in... Oh well, just a
suggestion.

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Old 05-29-2007
huwyngr
 

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Re: OCR
In article <C757197D-2BB9-4147-894B-0A1427748343@microsoft.com>, Brad
Thornbury wrote:

> Why don't they have OCR built-in to Vista?


Microsoft would have to buy in the OCR technology and that costs money?

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Old 05-29-2007
Ken Blake, MVP
 

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On Tue, 29 May 2007 11:54:06 -0400, huwyngr
<Hugh_Wyn_Griffith@simpilot.net> wrote:

>In article <C757197D-2BB9-4147-894B-0A1427748343@microsoft.com>, Brad
>Thornbury wrote:
>
>> Why don't they have OCR built-in to Vista?

>
>Microsoft would have to buy in the OCR technology and that costs money?




Microsoft also need to be careful of not having the operating system
do too much. Every time they bundle another function into it, they run
the risk of anti-trust suits.

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Old 05-29-2007
huwyngr
 

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Re: OCR
That too -- although it didn't stop them upsetting the AV & Security
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