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Re: pbmplus/netpbm & /usr/bin

>The other issue here is the gif copyright issue.  What I was
>conjecturing was to make a netpbm-gif package that contained all the gif
>code.  This would go into non-free with the rest of netpbm going into
>graphics.  How does that sound?

The only things of GIF that would need to be extracted are the ones that
_encode_ .gif images.  Only the encode LZW algorithm is patented.

                                 ( bcwhite@bnr.ca )

    In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In practice, they're not.

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