or software to

access them, it doesn't affect anyone else's use of GIF. It followed from a 1994 legal action by Unisys against CIS for violating Unisys's LZW software patent. The CompuServe Vice President has stated that "CompuServe is committed to keeping the GIF 89A specification as an open, fully-supported, non-proprietary specification for the entire on-line community including the web".

Filename extension: .gif.

File format.

GIF89a specification.

See also progressive coding, animated GIF.

Last updated: 2000-09-12

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