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From: Pat Asher <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Copyright Mavens - 1700s & 1800s documents
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2009 22:28:29 -0500
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In-Reply-To: <990212.16356.qm@web31607.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

At 09:30 PM 2/8/2009, Ray Beere Johnson II wrote:
>I also recall that incident because I did - once - try printing out
>an Ancestry image in the hope that what was sent to the printer
>might be of better quality than the image that was displayed
>(something which _is_ possible). Instead, I found that whatever
>they'd done, it actually _degraded_ the image quality when printing
>- a normally decent laser printer spat out something that could
>almost have come from a dot matrix printer. So I found the
>restriction to printing annoying, as well - not only were they
>worried about poor quality images, they weren't even giving their
>subscribers the best they had.


You are probably referring to the old image viewer, MrSid, which was
indeed less than satisfactory and was replaced several years ago.

It was the "viewer" that was a problem, not the images.


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