Re: Animated GIFs in Afterstep?

James (root@kermit.globalnet.co.uk)
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 09:39:11 +0100 (BST)


On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Sasha Vasko wrote:

# Coplan wrote:
# > 
# > I got a truly cosmetic question that can be answered with a Yes or No
# > question:  Does Afterstep support Animated GIFs in any way?
# 
# AfterStep does not support GIF and never will due to licensing
# problems - 
# GIF is proprietry format.

oh that silly compu$erve thing. How about someone invents animated XPMs,
or combines XPM with gzip and we get a new compressed file format (XPMs
are just text - nice and programmer friendly - and gzip compresses text
quite well).

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