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Re: .gif files aren't allowed
- From: Joe Buck <Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot com>
- To: phil at jaj dot com (Phil Edwards)
- Cc: Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot COM (Joe Buck), libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org,pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at
- Date: Wed, 1 May 2002 14:55:28 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: .gif files aren't allowed
> I've just had an email conversation with Gerald about this. I wrote to him:
> Already fixed, sort of.
> The version of Doxygen /at the time of 3.0/ still generated GIFs, but
> the "latest release" version was made with a version of Doxygen which
> generates PNGs. It did not occur to me to go back and regenerate the
> older GCC versions with the newer Doxygen versions.
> I was hoping to leave the 3.0 docs online until 3.1 is released, at which
> time I would replace them. Would that be soon enough?
> He suggests generating the 3.1 documentation now, on the (probably valid)
> assumption that the code won't seriously change between now and release.
> I'd planned to update the web pages this afternoon, so I'll make the new
> docs part of that task.
Thanks. Please go ahead and generate the 3.1 documentation now. It'll be
current soon enough. Had we (the SC) known that the Doxygen pages
contained GIFs, we would have asked you to yank them much earlier. We had
an ironclad no-GIFs rule even before the egcs/gcc remerger.
The LZW patent expires June 20, 2003, so possibly we could use GIFs after
that date. But then, the only things GIFs give you that PNG doesn't is
animation, so there's little other reason to bother with them.