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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RE[2]: Comment by hornett
by Glynser on Fri 1st Oct 2010 15:15 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by hornett"
Glynser
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I guess they didn't use the JPEG on the left hand side to create the WebP on the right, I guess they just used the same source picture to create both.

EDIT: Apart from being a logical explanation, this would also be the thing that makes the most sense, as they want to compare both codecs with each other.

Edited 2010-10-01 15:17 UTC

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