[Image-SIG] Png24 to GIF image size

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Fri May 20 20:08:41 CEST 2011

On 5/20/11 2:00 AM, Tom Blackmore wrote:
> I'm having problems converting a png24 to a gif image. The conversion
> works, it's just the gif file is very large.

I'm not speaking with authority here, but back when the "GIF patent" was 
still active, some Open Source GIF drivers didn't compress, as the 
compression was the patented part of the format.

So that _may_ be the case here.


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