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RE: Possible to embed pixmaps in svg files?

From: Benjamin Hardcastle <benjaminh@epic.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 14:20:54 +0100
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001d01bf1710$1bb31520$e0050180@titan.graphics.epic.co.uk>
> I suppose that what they're trying to say is simply that
> the "image" element is used to draw raster images...
It seems that way.

> (is the GIF restriction correct, btw?)
I think there's a strong (and IMHO, correct) motivation to get rid of GIF due to
the (Unisys?) copyright of the LZW compression algorithm used in the format.

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