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Re: .GIF on www.debian.org/logos

On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 11:09:20AM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 03, 2000 at 09:55:45PM -0500, Laurent Pelecq wrote:
> > It is very surprising to find GIF format for the debian logos.
> > 
> > Due to the patent pending on GIF files, I thought that debian was a
> > .gif free site.
> So far we used transparent GIFs because some popular browsers can't grok
> transparent PNGs. Same for animated versions, I guess.

I understand the reason but transparency and animation are not
required to build a web site.

Debian should have been the first .gifs free site in the world (maybe
after burnallgifs.org). Kde has been removed from the distribution
because of incompatible open source licenses and we use a patented

Laurent Pelecq <laurent.pelecq@soleil.org>

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