On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 09:09:51PM +0200, Martin Schroeder wrote:

> OTOH as long as on-the-fly
> conversion to a supported format is needed, I don't see any sense
> in bloating the drivers by adding support for another format.

* Instead of one source image file (eg. GIF), you will have a lot of files
  after the conversion (PNG for pdfTeX, EPS for dvips, ...).
* You update the source image file, but the other formats already
  exist in an earlier version ...
  So you have to setup and maintain a Makefile or similar thing.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <[log in to unmask]>