On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 04:07:41PM +0200, Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi Neil,
> Quoting Neil Watson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > I know that IE has issues with transparent PNG files. I have noticed that it
> > is
> > somewhat random. Some files display correctly while others don't. Is
> > there some type of method or work around that will create a transparent
> > PNG file that IE will display correctly?
> All PNGs produced in the GIMP display correctly in IE. This is because we
> basically have the same design flaw as them - we assumed everything transparent
> would be a GIF, so in the GIMP we do transparency with 255 palette entries being
> totally opaque, and one palette entry being transparency.
this is not true. gimp makes perfectly good pngs with alpha blending
whatever the technical term is. if you index an image, you get that
problem. that is how indexing works. it has nothing to do with gimp.
if you dont want to see crappy looking pngs dont use internet explorer.
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