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mercijavier at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 00:56:43 UTC 2012
+1 keep PNG only
... it was PNG only until someone mentioned it could be JPG and GIF as
well, then rule was changed to accomodate that.
... though an animated gif would have been fun :-)
On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 4:52 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at themeid.com> wrote:
> 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!
>> 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.
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