Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/28

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Subject: [Leica] Re: HD to replace JPG
From: enitka1 at (e. nitka)
Date: Wed Mar 28 11:03:00 2007
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Marc - I don't know much about it but it is on the MS web site that I 
stumbled onto.  As a Mac user I don't spend much time there.  I am 
biased and would think that MS HD format is an attempt to be king of the 
hill ....... if it's good technology that would be great but hopefully 
it won't be an attempt at outright power grab like

"JPG format not recognized"


Marc James Small wrote:
> At 02:43 PM 3/28/2007, Lawrence Zeitlin wrote:
> >I understand that Microsoft is pushing the HD format to replace JPG.
> >MS claims that HD produces better results with smaller file sizes.
> >Will one of the tech mavens on the LUG explain what HD is.
> >
> >By the way, it seems that the initials HD are being used for
> >everything. HD radio, HD television - and soon HD beer.
> "HD" normally stands for "High Definition".  WVTF in Roanoke, 
> Virginia, has an HD-FM channel.  WOR in New York broadcasts on HD AM.  
> HD requires a special receiver though you can generally get a computer 
> feed which eliminates this need.
> I am unaware of an HD photo format.
> Marc
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