Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th May 2006 19:18 UTC, submitted by JCooper
Microsoft If it is up to Microsoft, the omnipresent JPEG image format will be replaced by Windows Media Photo. The software maker detailed the new image format Wednesday at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference here. Windows Media Photo will be supported in Windows Vista and also be made available for Windows XP, Bill Crow, program manager for Windows Media Photo said in a presentation.
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RE: Curious
by elzurawka on Thu 25th May 2006 21:51 UTC in reply to "Curious"
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If this was a Ubuntu-promoted format, then is would be open source, and could be adopted by anyone. A mac user, or windows user can still use it, if those OS's chose to add it. Now when MS makes a format, it closes it down, so we will have to reverse engeneer it, and maybe we will get lucky and be able to read the file, and create one in 5 years, when the new format comes out.

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