Anyone still using GIFs ?

Subject: Anyone still using GIFs ?
From: Sandy Harris <sharris -at- dkl -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1999 09:18:44 -0500

The League for Programming Freedom are organizing a
"Burn All GIFs" day, November 5th.

http://burnallgifs.org/

Oversimplifying, they're irritated because Unisys has a
patent on the LZW compression used, and is demanding
royalities on any GIFs created by tools which did not
have a Unisys license.

There are tools to covert GIFs to the open PNG format.




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