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From: Jim Leonard <>
Date: Sat Jan 22 14:01:23 2005

Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> Why on *earth* are you using uncompressed video? Shouldn't you run it
> through a lossless codec like huffyuv at least?

Speed! That, and the assurance that any RGB 0-255 I feed it is properly stored
as YUV 16-235 as properly handled by the codec. I went through colorspace
conversion hell on my last project and it almost drove me insane, so I'm
keeping it consistent this time.

For archival, I just RAR the files since they get smaller than huffyuv. In
fact, huffyuv is really only useful as a capture codec only; it's not very
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