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Re: upstream source contains .gif files

On Friday, March 25, 2011 01:43:59 am Ben Finney wrote:
> Paul Elliott <pelliott@blackpatchpanel.com> writes:
> > Never mind, I found out that patent expired....
> I didn't think you were referring to the Unisys patent on GIF. Yes, that
> patent has expired long ago (but GIF is still obsoleted by PNG, and I
> usually encourage upstream to replace them).
> What I thought you were referring to was that the images were a binary
> form and the “preferred form for making modifications” wasn't included,
> hence making the source package non-free. Is that the case for this
> package?

It is just some logo that the upstream released.

Paul Elliott                               1(512)837-1096
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