Re: FW: Cool
On Dec 16, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> > GIF is completely wrong format. It should not be used in free world.
> > Is there any other reasonable animated pictures format ?
> The MNG standard (based on PNG) will probably become the next animated
> standard (at least in free software). Unfortunately, Mozilla does not
> support MNG, so we are limited to the GIF format.
In point of fact, the GIF format is not the problem: LZW compression
is the problem. GIFs can be and are created without LZW compression;
there is nothing wrong with the use of "uncompressed" (actually
Debian, in fact, includes tools to write uncompressed GIFs. The
"spinner" could be created using these tools, circumventing the Unisys
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