GIF89A and PIL

Stephen Hansen apt.shansen at gmail.invalid
Sat Mar 27 05:53:10 CET 2010


On 2010-03-26 21:37:10 -0700, Lawrence D'Oliveiro said:

> In message <2010032618455468300-aptshansen at gmailinvalid>, Stephen Hansen
> wrote:
> 
>> Is it possible to get PIL to save GIF's in GIF89A format, instead of
>> GIF87A?
> 
> Why? What does GIF do for you that PNG doesn’t?

If I take this PSD and save it as a GIF as fully optimized as possible, 
its 72 bytes; do the same with PNG, and its 120.

In this situation that difference really is very important.

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