On 2002-09-22 21:10:04 +0300, Apostolos Syropoulos wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Sep 2002, [iso-8859-1] Anders Lindén wrote:
> > \includegraphics{foo.png}

That should always be
so the driver can sort out which format it can read best.

> Actually both of these are possible with pdfTeX. As far it regards gif
> files, I think they are actually useless...

AFAIK the relevant patents expire sometime next year, so maybe it
could be added to the drivers. 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.

Best regards