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True-Color GIF Example

phil.ipal.org (via Mathia Bynens):

While using more than 256 colors in GIF is in most cases a bad practice, and should be limited to certain technical cases where extreme size can be tolerated, a statement that the GIF image file format is limited to 256 colors is simply false.

DanBC:

I took a screenshot so interested people can see how badly images can be mangled by the proxies used by some mobile companies.

buddydvd says it’s slow in Safari because:

It’s actually more of a hack to deal with malformed GIFs and goes directly against spec. To address GIFs where each frame has a 0 frame delay, most GIF decoders implement a minimum frame delay value.

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