"Christopher S. Swingley" wrote:
> > Previous experience with transparent pngs indicates to me that Netscape
> > is brain dead when it comes to them. I spent a ton of time trying to
> > figure out what was wrong. I gave up and posted the image as is. A
> > friend of mine viewed it with M$ IE and happened to mention to me that
> > he really liked the transparency.
> > This appears to be a problem with Netscape on any platform. :(
> Your friend must have been using the latest version of M$ IE (5.0)
> because version 4 didn't support transparency. Netscape version 5
> also supports transparency, and is available as an alpha-test
> version from www.mozilla.org (Milestone 13 is the latest alpha).
Wrong. I then tested the image with IE 4.0 and the transparency
worked. I have IE on a windows machine for testing purposes only.
Unfortunately Mozilla is not a viable solution for the real world. It
is buggy as hell and fails to load all kinds of stuff, particularily
https, which in this day and age is a necessity.
> But even if version 5 of the popular browsers do support transparent
> PNG images, it might not be a wise idea to assume that everyone
> viewing your pages is using the latest version.
> Christopher S. Swingley tel: 907-474-2689 fax: 474-2643
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Until later: Geoffrey [EMAIL PROTECTED]
I'm afraid there will be more problems with W2K then there were with