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EtymologyEdit

An abbreviation of OggSquish, a 1993 suggestion by Michael Whitsun to replace the original name (Squish) which was trademarked.[1] Ogg was jargon from the computer game Netrek meaning roughly: to put all your resources into an attack to ensure its success, regardless of any negative consequences on the rest of the game. Allegedly "ogg" is a corruption of Og, the screen-name of the player who first played the game this way.[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɒɡ/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Ogg

  1. An open bitstream container file format for audio, video, and other multimedia content.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 14 February 2009, archived from the original on 27 February 2012
  2. ^ http://www.netrek.org/about/akira-history-of-ogg.php

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