Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Sep 2010 23:04 UTC
Google A few months ago, Google open sourced the VP8 video codec as part of the WebM video project, to create a truly Free/free unencumbered video format for the web as an answer to the non-Free/free patent-encumbered H264 format. Today, Google launched a new image format for the web, WebP, which aims to significantly reduce the file size of photos and images on the web.
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Ah, why 3 clause...
by TheGZeus on Fri 1st Oct 2010 00:53 UTC
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The format will forever be associated with Google, and any derivatives will be able to refer to the WebP format as its origin, so why do that?
Just MIT the thing...

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