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Re: Intel introduces new compression technology for surfers [CNN]

On Wed, 21 Jan 1998, Alan Olsen wrote:

> This sounds like a real interesting scam.  Graphic files on servers are
> already compressed.  Have they found some way to compress already
> compressed files?  And if it does not require special software at the
> client end, then they must be decompressing it before sending the file.
> Or maybe they just convert all the images to low quality jpegs.
> This has "Idea from Marketing" written all over it.

>From the sounds of it, it's a glorified caching scheme.

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