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Re: The end of GIF format [was : Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation of the GPL ]

On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, Russell Coker wrote:
> Probably.  Communicator 4.7 displays the PNG picture on this page:
> http://www.coker.com.au/zcav/
> So the PNG support in Communicator and the ability of "xv" to create PNG's is
> good enough for me.

Here's the deal ... if I view them inline (as on the URL quoted above)
then they display just fine.  However, if I right-click the image and
select "View Image (thinkpad.png)" I get a dialog box:

	/home/synrg/.netscape/cache/0C/cacheblahblah.png unknown
        or unsupported image type

I have a ~/.mailcap and ~/.mime.types, both of which just contain a few
things to deal with midi & RealAudio (not sure where these came from or
whether I need them anymore).

I have an /etc/mailcap with the following lines:

image/png; display '%s'; test=test -n "$DISPLAY"
image/png; /usr/bin/zgv '%s'; test=expr "`/usr/bin/tty`" :
'/dev/tty[0-9][0-9]*' >/dev/null 2>&1 || expr "$STY" :
'[0-9][0-9]*\.tty[0-9][0-9]*\.'`hostname`'$' >/dev/null 2>&1;
description=PNG Image; nametemplate=%s.png; needsterminal
image/png; xv '%s'; description="PNG Image"; test=test "$DISPLAY"

And I have an /etc/mime.types with:

image/png                                       png

Clues anyone?
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