On Saturday 24 April 2004 19:58, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Alan Horkan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > I was thinking that Jpeg support might have to be preemptively
> > removed like Gif support was removed. (Although the Gif patents
> > have expired in America and will expire in Europe in June)
> When was GIF support removed and why didn't I notice?
Some Linux distributions, as well as popular windows binary packages
come out without the GIF plug-in. It is usually downloadable as a
separate plug-in with a note for the patent issues.
This can be a major PITA sometimes (you need to do GIF, and just find
out the live Linux CD with GIMP on it is lacking the gif plug-in for
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