Re: GIF patent issue
>>>>> "bruce" == bruce <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
bruce> Please be aware that the GIF patent issue is for WRITERS
bruce> only. Readers do not use the patented algorithm. Often you
bruce> can put the writer in non-free and leave the rest of the
bruce> program in main.
So is it okay to distribute the source that will generate this
non-free GIF writer in main, as is the case with the gimp package?
Brought to you by the letters K and T and the number 17.
"Son, I am able," she said, "though you scare me." -- They Might Be Giants
Ben Gertzfield <http://www.imsa.edu/~wilwonka/> Finger me for my public
PGP key. I'm on FurryMUCK as Che, and EFNet and YiffNet IRC as Che_Fox.
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .