[Image-SIG] PIL on intel based Mac not compiling

Joao S. O. Bueno gwidion at mpc.com.br
Thu Jun 12 02:42:46 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 11 June 2008, Christopher Barker wrote:
>  with the patent issues around it, I"d think it
> would be the last choice for a single format.

Just clarifying this little bit: patent issues for gif are _no more_. 
The patents expired some years ago.
Software patentes are a lot bad already without misinformation 
spreading around - so I am writing this.

Having set that aside, .gif is also technically inferior to .png in 
indexed mode. 


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