On 22-Sep-2001 Jay Paulson wrote:
> Do all versions of the GD library for Linux that are version 1.6 and above
> not support any GIF formats?

Yes, It was removed due to copyright restrictions.
from http://www.boutell.com/gd/manual1.8.4.html :

" Support for GIF has been removed. This step was taken to completely avoid the
legal controversy regarding the LZW compression algorithm used in GIF. Unisys
holds a patent which is relevant to LZW compression. " 

Don Read                                       [EMAIL PROTECTED]
-- It's always darkest before the dawn. So if you are going to 
   steal the neighbor's newspaper, that's the time to do it.

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