Re: Less antiquated format for animations

On 2/8/06, Rodney Dawes <dobey novell com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 21:27 +0200, Tommi Komulainen wrote:
> > On 2/7/06, Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com> wrote:
> > > b) I believe we should pick a file format that did not already look
> > > antiquated when it was first employed in wanda the fish 5 years ago.
> > > Even gif animations look modern and featureful compared to this.
> >
> > FWIW we chose to use ANIs for animations in maemo basically because it
> > supports 8-bit alpha *and* is already supported by gtk+. Making ANIs
> > themable similar to icons is pretty straightforwad, just add ANI to
> > the hardcoded list of formats icon theme currently supports.
> Do KDE and other toolkits support ANI by default? I would much rather
> push to get APNG as a standard, and implemented everywhere, though. This
> way it will at least display the first frame for implementations that
> support PNG but not APNG, rather than nothing at all. However, I just
> decided to advise the large-PNG-of-frames method in the Naming Spec, as
> GNOME and KDE both already use it.

That spec is a one-man show, I assume then ?

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