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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by vege on Thu 30th Sep 2010 23:25 UTC in reply to "LOL!"
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You do realize that the sample image is a lossless PNG shot of the WebP image, so you can check it out quality-wise in your current browser.

Not even Chrome supports WebP rendering yet.

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RE[2]: LOL!
by Luminair on Sat 2nd Oct 2010 03:55 in reply to "RE: LOL!"
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Why do people say "You do realize" when they know the person didn't realize. You don't need to be a bitch about it

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RE[3]: LOL!
by vege on Sat 2nd Oct 2010 04:05 in reply to "RE[2]: LOL!"
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Well, no harm was meant here, excuse me if it seemed so.
(I am not a native English speaker, and as such, I do not have a good sense of wording and phrases.)

In case you find it offensive, pls just take it like it was "Note, that ..."

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