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Re: proposal: background-image-alpha

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 22:05:17 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200605082105.k48L5HA08429@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> Reasons: 1) GIF does not support grayscale (needed to serve alpha mask 
> purpose)

GIF does support grayscale to the same resolution as it supports
RGB (8 bit depth) but without the losses involved in paletisation,
as the palette can be a trivial, identity palette (0 = #000000,
1 = #010101.... 255 = #ffffff).
Received on Monday, 8 May 2006 21:05:28 GMT

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