RE: Why JPGs for screen captures?

Subject: RE: Why JPGs for screen captures?
From: Tammy VanBoening <Tammy -dot- VanBoening -at- netRegulus -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 11:05:54 -0700


>From the TechWhirl archives on screen captures:

As a result of some unfortunate licensing issues, a cloud hangs over the GIF
file format. Urban legend aside, you need not pay a licensing fee for using
GIF images created with most software because the software manufacturers
have paid for the use of the licensed bits of code that they use.

Tammy Van Boening
Senior Technical Writer
NetRegulus, Inc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul DuBois [mailto:paul -at- kitebird -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 10:57 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Why JPGs for screen captures?
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> One reason people avoid GIFs is that there are patent issues.
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