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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/philosophy gif.html
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2021 09:26:26 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/11/03 09:26:26

Modified files:
        philosophy     : gif.html 

Log message:
        Standardize footnote ref; remove return link (2 forward links); 


Index: gif.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/gif.html,v
retrieving revision 1.69
retrieving revision 1.70
diff -u -b -r1.69 -r1.70
--- gif.html    2 Oct 2021 08:49:15 -0000       1.69
+++ gif.html    3 Nov 2021 13:26:25 -0000       1.70
@@ -5,6 +5,9 @@
 <!--#set var="DISABLE_TOP_ADDENDUM" value="yes" -->
 <title>Why There Are No GIF Files on GNU Web Pages 
 - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation</title>
+<style type="text/css" media="print,screen"><!--
+a.ftn { font-size: .94em; }
 <!--#include virtual="/philosophy/po/gif.translist" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/philosophy/ph-breadcrumb.html" -->
@@ -12,8 +15,9 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
 <div class="article reduced-width">
 <h2>Why There Are No GIF Files on GNU Web Pages</h2>
+<div class="thin"></div>
-<div class="infobox">
+<div class="introduction">
 <p><em>There is no special patent threat to GIF format nowadays
 as far as we know; <a href="#venuenote">the patents that were used to
 attack GIF have expired</a>.  Nonetheless, this article will remain
@@ -22,7 +26,7 @@
 <a href="/server/standards/gnu-website-guidelines.html#UseofGraphics">our
 website policies regarding GIFs</a>.</em></p>
-<hr class="thin" />
+<hr class="no-display" />
 There are no GIFs on the GNU web site because of the
@@ -38,8 +42,8 @@
 Unisys and IBM both applied for patents in 1983.  Unisys (and perhaps
 IBM) applied for these patents in a number of countries.  Of the
 places whose patent databases we were able to search, the latest
-expiration date seems to be 1 October 2006.
-<sup><a id="returnnote" href="#venuenote">1</a></sup> Until then,
+expiration date seems to be 1 October 2006&#8239;<a class="ftn"
+href="#venuenote">[1]</a>. Until then,
 anyone who releases a free program for making GIF files
 is likely to be sued.  We don't know any reason to think that the
 patent owners would lose these lawsuits.
@@ -234,7 +238,7 @@
 <h3 class="footnote">Footnote</h3>
-<li id="venuenote"><a href="#returnnote">&#8593;</a>&nbsp;
+<li id="venuenote">
 <p>We were able to search
 the patent databases of the USA, Canada, Japan, and the European
 Union. The Unisys patent expired on 20 June 2003 in the USA, in Europe
@@ -310,7 +314,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2021/10/02 08:49:15 $
+$Date: 2021/11/03 13:26:25 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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