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Re: ITP: xzgv



On Sat, Jan 29, 2000 at 08:14:34AM -0600, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> I intend to package xzgv, which is (basically) the X11 version of zgv
> based on Gtk and Imlib.  The main "win" over EEyes is that it supports
> the thumbnail format of xv, zgv and the Gimp; the main win over xv is
> that it's free software; the main win over zgv is that it runs in X;
> and the main win over the Gimp is that it doesn't swap as much ;-)

So, uh, what advantage does it have over ImageMagick?

It never ceases to amaze me how many people use xv when ImageMagick is a
perfectly fine (and free) alternative.

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