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Re: A [partial] alternative to animated GIf

On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Thierry LARONDE wrote:

>>> generated within the source - that's the gain) and using the old xbm format.
> Of course, but what I mean is that you can do animations from a *single* file : there is no need to send a ton of requests.
> The technique is also useful, for example when you want to put buttons for the navigation : if you want to simulate the ON, and CLICK events, you need to download different images. This is very slow. Here, you can create, in a *unique* and *small* file 
basic images that are good enough.
> I'm writing a small JavaScript "library" with functions to rotate, mirror, negativize or buttonize a single image described in an ascii format ( with "RLE" basic compression).

Seems quite nice.  The only problem I have is, whether it could be done
also with JPG format instead of the xbm format.

Kind regards


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