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[3]: Comment by hornett
by FealDorf on Fri 1st Oct 2010 11:44 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by hornett"
FealDorf
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2008-01-07

But trusting Google is no better, who'd definitely flaunt the format with exaggerations

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RE[4]: Comment by hornett
by Neolander on Fri 1st Oct 2010 12:28 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by hornett"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

But trusting Google is no better, who'd definitely flaunt the format with exaggerations

Indeed. Testing should be done by a third-party who has *no* business interest in orienting the test results.

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