Camera RAW Compatibility Updates in Snow Leopard

Many updates are tied to certain versions of software that needs to be present. But in some cases it is ridiculous because the required software is also no longer provided by Apple. Buying a new computer just to be able to use a cameras RAW files is also no option.

Improved method for storing normals as a series of bytes

This article describes a method to pack vertex normals into just three bytes using an approach that provides better results than just regular conversion.