|From:||Alfred M\. Szmidt|
|Subject:||Re: Google not supporting open-standard ?|
|Date:||Wed, 28 Sep 2005 08:45:09 +0200|
There is now no patent on GIF format. Sadly, not true. The GIF format uses LZW for compression which is used when creating (or read) GIF files. The last expiration date seems to be around 11th August 2006, which is held by IBM.
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