On Monday 17 March 2003 12:52 am, Denis McCauley wrote:
> >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 .....
There are good alternatives to GIF for commercial work, like JPG, PGM etc.
depending on your application.

John Culleton
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