Re: death of the gif format
On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 11:08:38AM -0400, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> 3. As for making a difference. *Someone* has to carry the banner for
> free software. Debian is the banner-bearer. I'm not a "religious"
> free-software zealot. But I do recognize the value of the role that
> Debian takes, and it has nothing whatsoever to do with what percentage
> of the total OS market we represent. It has everything to do with
> principles and leadership. We hold the bar a bit higher, and as long
> as we are still being heard, the whole free software world benefits
> as a result.
this seems like a US problem that you're inflicting on the rest of the
debian-using world in order to wave your banner.
GIF is only non-free in those countries which acknowledge software
once again, there is confusion between non-free software and
patent-encumbered free software.