GIFs in the tcm binary package

Benjamin Riefenstahl
Mon Sep 29 16:43:00 GMT 2003

Hi Andrew,

"Andrew M. Inggs" <> quoted:
> """
> Only the software employing the LZW algorithm for writing GIF files
> is "at risk". The Unisys patent includes claims which specifically
> cover the decompression of LZW-compressed material, so it may also
> affect simple GIF readers. Several patent attorneys consulted on
> this matter have concluded that decompression-only programs do not
> infringe upon the Unisys patent. Unisys however does not appear to
> share this opinion.
> """
> [1] shortcut to <>

I see, thanks for the correction.


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