[webkit-dev] APNG support

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Thu Mar 21 08:34:00 PDT 2013

Chromium is not interested in supporting APNG.  I'm not opposed to landing
this patch if other ports are interested in supporting APNG.

 On Mar 21, 2013 4:28 AM, "Allan Sandfeld Jensen" <kde at carewolf.com> wrote:

> On Thursday 21 March 2013, Max Stepin wrote:
> > What do you think?
> >
> > I posted the patch here:
> > https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17022
> >
> I don't mind. APNG is a nice simple format. GIF has limitations and MNG is
> almost inherently broken. To support it though, you need to make sure the
> patch is very clean. We can't be sure Chrome or Safari will want to enable
> it,
> and for Qt we can't control it (depends on the system libpng version after
> all). So the patch will probably need to extra clean and nice to convince
> everybody it will not be a maintenance burden later.
> But for its worth; I would like to see it go in at some point.
> Cheers
> `Allan (carewolf)
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