[theme-reviewers] Fwd: [New post] Team Update: Browsing Buddies

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Sun Feb 19 00:47:21 UTC 2012

I am down with solo PNG :)

Thanks Otto!


On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at themeid.com> wrote:
> > I don't recall this change. Maybe @Otto knows.
> The uploader has always been looking for PNG only. Though a JPG or GIF
> will technically work in core, I haven't bothered to remove that
> restriction from the uploader because:
> a) lazy
> b) I don't want to see animated GIFs on the directory, anywhere.
> C'mon, you know it would happen.
> c) lazy
> d) If a screenshot is supposed to represent the look of the theme,
> then PNG is the better compression for it anyway. JPG works for
> photographs, not graphical elements.
> e) lazy
> I'm perfectly okay with changing it, but I'd rather there be a better
> reason given than "it works okay to have GIF/JPG shots in core code".
> PNGs make more sense to me for all sane cases.
> -Otto
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