[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 26455] GIF clamping time differs from Firefox

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Wed Jul 15 13:32:37 PDT 2009


--- Comment #5 from Evan Martin <evan at chromium.org>  2009-07-15 13:32:36 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> 3) The exact details of the clamping limit don't seem hugely important. For
> high quality animations it's likely better to use a real video codec, and
> current animated GIF uses seem to be in situations where quality of
> presentation is not a prime concern.

The sorting-algorithms.com demos involve pixel-perfect graphics.  I think even
a high-quality video codec will introduce artifacts.  So at this point for that
application, lossless GIF animations are the best option for the author.

(I have no strong opinion on the actual bug, except to note that someone came
into #chromium and wondered why were were "slower" than Firefox due to this
issue.  But I can see from the prior discussion that both options are

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