Originally Posted by AustinChief
No I have never scanned directly into Illustrator. I have into Acrobat or Photoshop.. but that really doesn't matter... the point is that certain desktop or more importantly copier/scanners DO use MRC and that explains it. Period. I tried to explain this WAY WAY back in the thread without getting too technical but that is the "technical" explanation. I just googled it and someone used a Xerox (I KNEW they used MRC by default!) on an image to scan a pdf then brought that pdf into Illustrator and BAM.. layers.
I am not saying the doc is legit, but I have yet to see anything that comes close to proving it isn't.
Scanners, at least the one's I've used, usually scan right into Photoshop.