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Subject svn commit: r733514 - in /perl/modperl/docs/trunk: MAINTAINER src/download/docs.pod
Date Sun, 11 Jan 2009 20:35:36 GMT
Author: aprime
Date: Sun Jan 11 12:35:36 2009
New Revision: 733514

updated documentation regarding netpbm


Modified: perl/modperl/docs/trunk/MAINTAINER
--- perl/modperl/docs/trunk/MAINTAINER (original)
+++ perl/modperl/docs/trunk/MAINTAINER Sun Jan 11 12:35:36 2009
@@ -15,12 +15,17 @@
 *.dia = svn:mime-type=application/octet-stream 
-dia generates .png files via its export method. As older browsers
-won't recognize .png or crash, we want to use gifs instead. Here is
-how to convert png files to gif files:
+dia generates .png files via its export method. Really old browsers
+don't recognize .png so it was previously recommended to convert the 
+.png files to gifs.  However, all current browsers have acceptable png 
+support, so you can leave them in that format.  If for some reason you
+want to convert the files to gif, you can do it like this: 
   perl -le 'for (@ARGV) { print STDERR "converting $_\n"; \ s/\.\w+$//; \
      system "pngtopnm $_.png | pnmquant 256 | ppmtogif > $_.gif" } ' *.png
+pngtopnm, pnmquant, and ppmtogif are all part of netpbm, which is 
+available at: 

Modified: perl/modperl/docs/trunk/src/download/docs.pod
--- perl/modperl/docs/trunk/src/download/docs.pod (original)
+++ perl/modperl/docs/trunk/src/download/docs.pod Sun Jan 11 12:35:36 2009
@@ -47,10 +47,7 @@
 For the PDF version, you will also need a command-line tool called
 C<ps2pdf>, which is included with the Ghostscript distribution: see
- . You will probably also need the
-I<netpbm> package.
- META: we need specifics about netpbm
+ . 
 =head2 Normal build process

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