Subject: Re: >>>>>How to read a IMAGE file?(BMP, GIF)|||||||||
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/09/28
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Chuck Fry
| You should also get a license from Unisys.  They are aggressively
| enforcing their patent on the LZW compression used in the GIF encoding.

  I may be wrong on this, but please check to see whether they actually
  have a patent on the decompression -- last time I heard, they had only
  patented the compression part.  and this is fair by my standards.