Wednesday, July 24, 2002

ISO to Withdraw JPEG Image Standard?

No More JPEGs – ISO to Withdraw Image Standard, The Register – “The ISO standards body will take the unprecedented step of withdrawing the JPEG image format as a formal standard if Forgent Networks, a small Texan company, continues to demand royalties on a seventeen-year old patent.” [LLRX Newstand]

Josh – looks like you’re not the only one on the warpath. (Read Josh’s piece for good background on the Forgent/JPEG controversy.)

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