Re: panel (could be imlib?) problems writes:

> ->  Just giflib - it doesn't qualify for the Debian main distribution,
> ->  because of the LZW patent.
> actually the verison of giflib available with the rest of the gnome
> rpm's qualifies.. i specially "neutered" it. all saving code has been
> snipped out. it has no patent problems. the save functions will always
> retrun errors and thus nto allow saving of a gif. All lzw writing code
> was removed, so the patent problem is fixed. :)


I owe you a beer, or something.  :-)

I was thinking of doing this myself.  But since you've done it, I'll
relay this onto the Debian giflib maintainer (whomever that may be).


 - Jim

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