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Subject: Re: 2% automatic enlargement for xeroxes
From: Gary Munch <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:TYPO-L Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 17 Jul 1997 15:12:57 -0400
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The 2% reduction in copying is used to counter counterfeiters -- of any
document, not just money. It's a convenient way to mark items as being
copies and not originals.

>Jean asks:
>
>Seems to me I read somewhere that photocopiers routinely reduce or
>>enlarge what they copy by about 2%.  ... Is xerographic resizing a "g.d.
>>legend"?
>
>It's *real*, Jean - I have measured it. I don't understand *why* it is
>done, though - could someone enlighten me?
>
>Yours for better letters,
>
>Kate Gladstone

Gary Munch
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