On Sunday 16 March 2003 19:45, you wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Mar 2003 18:55:08 +0000
>
> Dave Selby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Sunday 16 March 2003 18:05, you wrote:
> > > Dave Selby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > > > Convert to "indexed" format (Image->Mode->Indexed) and try
> > > > > again...
> > > >
> > > > OK tried it, saved it as test.GIF, no go, test.gif no go.
> > > >
> > > > I generated a simple image, blank canvas, red circle, indexed it,
> > > > saved as .GIF, .gif no go
> > >
> > > This is what I did to test my answer before I sent it:
> > >
> > > Open the Gimp.
> > > Create a new image (File->New), accepting defaults.
> > > Right-click in image, select File->SaveAs. Note that GIF is greyed
> > > out. Cancel. Right-click in image, select Image->Mode->Indexed,
> > > accept defaults, OK. Right-click in image, select File->SaveAs.
> > > Click on "Determine File Type" button, select GIF, save file
> > > accepting defaults.
> > >
> > > Worked fine.
> > >
> > > If it doesn't work for you, I have no idea what the problem is :-(
> > >
> > > > Im concerned because in my determine file type, the part I can see
> > > > ! I have ...FLI GBR GIH GLCON HRZ...
> > > > ie no GIF, not even hazed out ...
> > >
> > > That's odd. I see it when the image isn't indexed, but greyed out.
> > > It's between GBR and GIH, as you'd expect. What version of the GIMP
> > > are you using? I dimly recall that GIF isn't wasn't in all of them
> > > because of the Unisys idiocy a few years back... but I could be
> > > completely mistaken on that. If you built it yourself, it may be a
> > > missed compile-time option too, I guess.
> > >
> > > Regards, K.
> >
> > I haven't loaded it yet but gimp1.2-nonfree has it built in ... It
> > also has a message ! .....
> >
> > Description: GIF support for the GNU Image Manipulation Program
> >  This package includes GIF support for The GNU Image Manipulation
> >  Program. These files are not freely available; their use is
> >  disallowed by the UNISYS patent on LZW compression.
> >  .
> >  Use at your own legal risk.
> > Enhances: gimp1.2
> >
> > mmm kind of looks like its illegal to use, wouldn't be bothered but
> > was intending to use it for commercial work .....
> >
> > Any idea when the patent runs out !
> >
> > Dave
> >
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> Have a look at the following:
> http://burnallgifs.org/
>
> It's verging to the extreme somewhat but it gives a lot of info.
>
> I actually wrote to UNISYS asking about a license and was shocked to
> learn that they wanted a minimum of $10,000 per year!!! Needless to say
> I'm using PNG's instead of GIF's.
>
> Blessings,
>
> Nigel Ridley
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10,000 ! PNGs are good !!!
Dave 
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