Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: GIFs get expensive
Author: Eric Kidd Posted: 8/26/1999; 2:38:14 PM Topic: GIFs get expensive Msg #: 10023 (In response to 10016) Prev/Next: 10022 / 10024
Presumably the licensed tools will insert some kind of unfakeable watermark?
Nope. GIFs are a lossless compression scheme for small images. Digital watermarks would stand out like a sore thumb (and wreak havoc with the compression ratio). Plus, there's no watermark in the format now, so nobody can tell whether you created your GIFs with a licensed program.
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- Re: GIFs get expensive, Paul L. Bruno, 8/27/1999; 11:02:16 AM
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