[standards-jig] UPDATED: User Avatars (JEP-0084)

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Fri May 9 07:00:03 UTC 2003


On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 10:30:54AM +1000, Robert Norris wrote:
> > JEP-8 got this part right.  It *encouraged* to use PNG, GIF, or JPEG.  
> > It did not forbid developers to use anything else.
> 
> Perhaps we could simply say that compliant implementations MUST
> implement image/png, image/gif and image/jpeg, and MAY implement
> anything else they want? 

I like the idea of allowing anything, but I would remove gif from the
MUST list (it is allowed anyway, and using patented technology should
not be required). And maybe "implementation notes" should suggest MNG
as prefered animated avatar format.

Greets,
	Jacek



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