> >Not anymore due to the Unisys LZW patent issues.. GD has no support for
> >GIF file anymore.
> >Wait until next june.. Then you can create animated GIF files with GD
> >(Unisys' patent expires).
>
> That patent already expired for the US (June 30, 2003). Canadian
> patent expires July 7, 2004, the counterpart patents in the United
> Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy expire June 18, 2004, and the
> Japanese counterpart patents expire June 20, 2004.

There are NO patent for software in France (so we could use gif support)


But it will perhaps change next on 1 september 2003.