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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: SVG Toolkit
Date Thu, 27 Apr 2000 21:51:05 GMT
"Pier P. Fumagalli" wrote:
> 
> It's not "well" accepted... only latest revisions of browsers support
> it... And not in a "good" way (just take a look at how alpha blending is
> supported by netscape and explorer...)

Cmon ... GIF doesn't even _have_ alpha blending!

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
>         Pier
> 
> Eric SCHAEFFER wrote:
> >
> > Just a stupid question: why do you want to use GIF ? PNG is better, "free",
> > and well accepted now.
> > (you can't use GIF if you don't pay something)
> >
> > Eric.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Pier P. Fumagalli <pier@apache.org>
> > To: <cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 1:49 AM
> > Subject: Re: SVG Toolkit
> >
> > > Robin Green wrote:
> > > >
> > > > No need to wait for a GIF encoder - this one's free for any use:
> > > >
> > > > http://www.acme.com/java/software/Acme.JPM.Encoders.GifEncoder.html
> > > >
> > > > Of course, there may be patent problems with using that. IANAL.
> > >
> > > the problem is not code's availability.... it's usability without
> > > infringing a bunch of patents...
> > >
> > > Pier
> > >
> > > --
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> > >
> 
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