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Re: Flash Problem



On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 17:55:43 -0500
Marcel Rieux <m z rieux gmail com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Chris Smart <mail christophersmart com> wrote:
> 
> > However the website (and BBC site) say that it can employ lossless compression:
> > "Dirac has the capability of compressing high resolution files for
> > production, compression for broadcast content, and compression for web
> > 2.0 applications. Compression can be either lossless or visually
> > lossless."
> > "http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/projects/dirac/uses.shtml";
> 
> Excuse me for being so down to earth, but I don't believe that, to
> deliver content on the Web, a lossless codec is essential. If I'm
> right Ogg Theora could have been proposed to state TVs years ago.

Theora is not lossless.

The BBC code is intended for lots of things - such as *production* where
you don't want loss. 


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