Re: Cuseeme / color!!!! (hmmm...lots to think about here)

Ron A. Miller (ronalan@umich.edu)
Tue, 11 Jun 1996 15:46:50 -0500


At 10:37 AM 6/11/96, Daniel W. Erskine wrote:

* StLouieWmn@aol.com wrote:
* >
* > Laywoman asks...."what is codec?"
* >
* > Joan
*
* Greetings:
* Somebody stop me if I'm wrong, but I think it stands for "COlor DECoding".
* Hence, the term CODEC.
*
* CU later,
* [====================================================================
Actually I think it refers to COmpression and DECompression. A Codec is simply
a scheme to compress and decompress data streams.

-Ron