629Re: [ukpbm] Please read now - I need your input - thanks
- Aug 2, 2000In message <20000802113036.23015.qmail@...>, N Chilton
>Although I have hundreds of Diplomacy variants, I have not
>--- John Harrington <johnh@...> wrote: > In message
><000c01bffa38$1155a000$40149fd4@sholing>, Richard Smith
>> >I also mentioned collecting content - many game rules circulate as low-grade
>> >photocopies which can't be OCR'd, so some poor sod has to type it all in. In
>> >general we need to get zine eds to cough up whatever rules they've got
>> >electronic versions of, particularly originals, like Allan Stagg did
>> >recently when he sent Word versions of his originals to various zine eds.
>> All good ideas but I can't see anyone volunteering to do all this work.
>> If we believe it is worth doing I suggest we try and raise funds through
>> the hobby to pay someone to do it.
>If it can't be OCR'd then VRD (Voice recognition Dictation) it. Some of the
>good software is available on PC mags cover discs (they tend to be the lower
>versions i.e. work with Word, or it's own text editor - the higher versions
>control your whole machine). Then instead of resorting to type it you can just
>read it out aloud.
systematically kept non-Dip postal rules.
I will scan or PDF any sent to me at my postal address - 47 Preston
Drove, BRIGHTON, BN1 6LA. Obviously if anyone has some electronically,
then just email them to me.
Stephen Agar, Brighton, UK
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