IN VIRGINIA TECH, PART 2 -
JUNE 20, 2003
is a special day. Today is GIF Liberation Day. The ".gif" image
file compression format that you and I have played with for years now, was
defined in this
US patent. And this patent expired today!! Today, Unisys
loses control over the LZW
compression algorithm that forms the basis of the .gif compression
format. (via Slashdot.)
in other news ...
posts T-shirt 4,500 miles home for mum to wash
drives himself to hospital after failed suicide bid
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one from my gargoyle collection. I have tinted the leaves on the foreground
and have converted the background in to black-and-white.
have managed to get hold of a nice and sturdy tripod. It had been a while
since I wanted to do some serious slow-speed, night-time photography. The
time has finally come. Hopefully the results shouldn't be too bad.