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PNG on IE6 and back

I developed my new blog/site template on my vista box. I tested the site on IE7 and FF2. I was so happy the glossy looks, and shadow on the background and eye candy I was able to produce with minimal images. Little did I know that this was going to break (baadly) on IE 6 and versions before. Ok.. what happens is this.

IE versions before 7 donot have capability of rendering alpha channel of png well. Microsoft did well in IE7 but the market still has those dirty 6s still (I said the same thing about 5.5 when 6 had earl releases - Microsoft is getting the optimist out of me..). A quick google resulted in The problem and possible solution(s).

Its too late for me to test that out now.. But You can see this is a very basic design element and I face so much heat because of MS. Clearly almost EVERY other browser on the planet has support for PNG. Damn you!! IE. Soon there will be Firefox every where. Good for us. Good for Designers and developers.

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