On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 11:35:38AM -0500, PL O'Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Actually PNG does do animations and they are called MNG.

Actually PNG does NOT do animations, and it's not called MNG ;)

Both tiff and jpeg can store jpeg-like and losless images, they are still
different. MNG and PNG a much more similar, but still different file

> have several thousand dollars lying around you want to use to pay the 
> GIF owners for using those on your site, PNG pretty much takes care of 
> everything now.

Yes, except animations, which, while an understandable decision, is
_probably_ the reason for the still widespread usage of GIF.

Also, you don't have to pay anything for GIF support, and nobody "owns"
it. The problem are lzw-compressed gifs, which are the most common.

Please, read my original post. It makes no sense arguing about sth. I
didn't say nor think myself :)

My original post stated a fact. You might not like it, I _do_ not like it,
it might not even be of practical consequences (who cares for minority
platforms), but all that doesn't change it.

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