[theora] Lossless Video Codec

Lino Mastrodomenico l.mastrodomenico at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 02:25:02 PDT 2010

2010/7/10 Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com>:
> It might be more productive to work with the FFvX developers and work
> on finding improved alternatives to the know patent-problematic
> techniques than to invent a whole new format.

BTW, I'm surprised by how many of these open source (some with patent
problems) lossless codecs are intra-only: FFV1, MPNG, lossless MJPEG.
I think only Dirac offers inter frames for lossless compression.

Why is that? The gain from inter frames is much smaller for lossless
than lossy codecs?

Lino Mastrodomenico

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