codec

David I. Sommers, Ph.D. (davids@dcez.com)
Tue, 11 Jun 1996 14:36:42 -0400


A codec is the software algorithm for "compressing-decompressing" a lot of
information. The compressed data is sent in packets, through cyberspace and
decompressed on the receiving end. Some codecs seem to work better than
others - I wonder why?

David Sommers