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From James Sutherland <ja...@cam.ac.uk>
Subject Re: [Fwd: png icons for apache]
Date Sat, 16 Sep 2000 08:41:27 GMT
On Fri, 15 Sep 2000, Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2000 at 05:27:25PM -0400, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> > Acked.  Opinions?
> 
> Legally, it's the right thing to do, but I imagine it will be a
> support nightmare when those old browsers hit a directory index.

How about the approach used by the W3C for the Validator's images -
provide both formats, and let negotiation sort it out? That way, wherever
possible you're serving up nice "clean" PNGs, but you still have the GIFs
available for older browsers.


James.


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