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----- Original Message ----- From: "dickbo" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 2:43 PM Subject: Re: Scanning old postcard for use on book cover > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Preston Earle" <PEarle@triad.rr.com> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Sunday, May 05, 2002 4:18 PM > Subject: Re: Scanning old postcard for use on book cover > > > > "Arthur Entlich" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > " . . . Some printers do not want any sharpening done, as they do it > > within the plate making process." > > > > and > > > > "If the pre-press work will be done elsewhere, ask them, as things like > > covers are often needed to be made oversized to either be wrapped around > > during binding, or in paperbacks, they are cut after binding and a > > certain amount of excess image is supposed to be there so they can make > > it "full bleed" during the trimming process." > > -------------------- > > > > In thirty years of commercial printing, I've never heard of sharpening > > "within the plate making process." If "some printers" do this, they are > > in the distinct minority. > > He means that little trick some platemakers use in order to obtain harder > edge and slightly smaller dots on the plate. I't called over exposure > really. > > > > Don't you think it is presumptive to give a "Bookbinder" advice on > > binding books?<G> > > > > Preston Earle > > PEarle@triad.rr.com > > > > > > - > > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.