Eric S. Raymond -- Are you ready for Burn All GIFs Day?
Oct 31, 1999, 19:59 (20 Talkback[s])
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Are you ready for Burn All
GIFs Day?. On November 5, webmasters all over the world will
convert their sites to eliminate all GIFs. Please join this effort
and show Unisys that the net will not tolerate its sleazy attempt
at a $5000-per-site shakedown based on the LZW patent.
By converting your site on or before November 5th, you will also
send a message to hostile software patent-holders that the net will
actively resist future attempts to torpedo open-source software
with "submarine patents".
For tools to make converting your entire site easy, see the
Eric S. Raymond