RE: GIF announcement from CompuServe

Darren New (
Tue, 10 Jan 1995 14:50:41 +0100

> >Christian Neuss, wrote:
> >Maybe as a result server administrators will configure their server in
> >such a way that connections to compuserve addresses are denied (this is
> >fairly easy). Thus, Compu$erve can be kept from making money by selling
> >access to WWW - when at the same time they screw with Web developers
> >and users through such an incredible move. Grrr.

Folks, if you actually read what was written, Unisys is enforcing their
patent. Compuserve happened to use Unisys technology in GIF. If you're
going to configure your browser to not accept connections, Compuserve
isn't the right target.

On the other hand, you've probably never paid any money to Unisys, have you.