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[REBOL] graphic file conversion Re:

From: rebol:techscribe at: 4-Aug-2000 17:39

Hi Galt, there is a patent (owned by unisys). My understanding is that unisys does not charge any royalty fees if the software is free, however. At 07:42 PM 8/4/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi, I just did a screen snapshot in windows, >then pasted it into paint and the saved >and you get an enormous uncompressed windows >bmp. Could I use some trick in Rebol/View >to turn it into a gif file or other nice format? >I know View must be able to read gif jpg and >maybe some others in order to render them >on faces. Can it write them, too? >Is there some lousy gif patent that lets >you provide gif readers but not gif writers? > >-Galt >
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