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Re: Any reason not to use PNG images in packaged HTML manuals?

Thus spake Peter S Galbraith (GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca):

> The png format would look a lot nicer (jpg
> fuzzes out the edges and looks bad), but we are concerned that
> perhaps some browsers can't handle them.  For exmaple, even the
> Debian web site is still using Gifs instead of PNG format.
> Should we not use png yet?

IIRC, png's are only a problem when they use alpha-channels and
transparency. I think normal png's are supported by most browsers.

Kind regards,
| Bas Zoetekouw                  | Si l'on sait exactement ce   |
|--------------------------------| que l'on va faire, a quoi    |
| zoetekw@phys.uu.nl             | bon le faire?                |
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