>> Has nobody mentioned legal issues with GIF format yet?
> That's trivial - software you'd use to create GIFs will have accounted
> for the licence, if one's required. Web developers and graphic
> designers don't need to worry about the licence/patent issue.
I didn't realise that. It makes me wonder how (or if) the GIMP needs to pay
for licences of any kind. I assume it makes the exception. There is not
even an estimate of the number of users.