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Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Sun Feb 19 00:52:21 UTC 2012

I knew that this was somewhere:
http://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Development#Screenshot are we in agreement
to keep PNG only? Anyone disagrees?


On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 6:47 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at themeid.com> wrote:

> I am down with solo PNG :)
> Thanks Otto!
> Emil
> 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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