[Image-SIG] optimizing GIF images
chris at cogdon.org
Thu Oct 30 01:22:04 EST 2003
On Oct 29, 2003, at 21:18, Alfred Milgrom wrote:
> 3. It is my understanding that the patent on GIF format has expired
> this year. Has anyone developed a Python program that enables saving
> of compressed GIF files? (I couldn't find any reference on Google)
> Any other suggestions would be welcome. I am using Python 2.2, PIL
> 1.1.4 on Windows.
> Thanks in anticipation,
> Alfred Milgrom
I'm really looking forward to that myself, I'm generating very large
GIF thumbnails at the moment :)
Be careful, though. The patent has expired in the **US** this year,
it's still valid for one more year in some European countries.
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