On 05/27/2010 02:56 PM, Frank Gore wrote:
> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Tom Williams <tomd...@comcast.net> wrote:
>> Can't doing this result in some loss of image quality?  Sometimes I'll
>> make PNGs with a drop shadow and transparency and when I convert the
>> image to indexed mode, the drop shadow quality suffers.
> The problem with indexed colour is that the PNG format is still
> technically limited to 8bit in its colour palette in this mode, just
> like GIF was. So yes, you can lose tons of quality and colour.
> Thing is, IE6 is pretty much deprecated at this point anyways. Most
> new templates for things like Joomla, Drupal et al do not include full
> support for IE6 anymore. Now if only people would stop installing old
> versions of Windows XP, we'd all be better for it :)



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