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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jens
Wilkinson


> > Some of the materials might not even survive
> > scanning.
>
> I'm not really sure about this, but there are people
> who specialize in this kind of work. Documents like
> the Dead Sea Scrolls and things of that sort are often
> recorded, and I'm sure there are people who, with the
> proper funding, could do it. I suppose that finding
> the money would be the problem. Alternatively, maybe
> Rowan Atkinson (aka Mr. Bean) could do it. I saw him
> doing something similar in one episode.

The technology now is pretty amazing, even recovering documents
that have visually faded out, but the key phrase there is "with
the proper funding."  I doubt conlang materials are high on the
priority list for those who are involved with this type of
expensive and time-consuming work.