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Re: libungif purpose?
On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 01:25:05PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> pkgsrc still contains libungif. My understanding was that this was a
> stub library to be used when the GIF LZW patent was still applicable
> to avoid having to pay for it, which only provided support for
> uncompressed gif images.
> Does anyone see a reason we should still have this and not just switch
> to giflib completely?
I would guess that it's smaller; maybe someone cares for that
reason... otherwise I'd say it's probably time for it to be retired.
David A. Holland
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