Do you still avoid PNG images because IE/Win doesn’t support the alpha channel? If you’re like most Web designers, the answer is “yes.” Thanks to Owen Briggs, I came across a petition asking Microsoft to change that. Will it change anything? Who knows? We can but try. You will have to allow a cookie (to prevent petition stuffing) and give them an e-mail address, but you can withhold your e-mail address from public exposure. If you want to see real and widespread PNG support on the Web (and any designer should, once they fully understand what PNGs can do) then you should go sign the petition. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s important.
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