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Re: GIFs and PNGs

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Jan Ulrich Hasecke wrote:

> Hello,

Hi Jan Ulrich

> there are some rumours around concerning Unisys and Gifs.
> --> www.burnallgifs.org
> So perhaps it is better to use png.

In theory, yes. In practice, old browsers do not support PNG.

> Can I use wml with png's? Or are there restrictions?

Yes. No.

> Will it be possible to create pngs with gFONT? 

Relax ;-)
The GIF files created by gFONT are not subject to Unisys patent because
it does not use LZW compression.

> And what is the best png-converter? gif2png?

Don't know.

Denis Barbier
WML Maintainer

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