Re: Why JPGs for screen captures?

Subject: Re: Why JPGs for screen captures?
From: Paul DuBois <paul -at- kitebird -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 12:11:09 -0600

Hey, all I said what that is one reason people *do* avoid GIFs. I didn't
say they need to do so. :-)

> >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.

> > One reason people avoid GIFs is that there are patent issues.


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