[ubuntu-web] Countdown banners - aPNG

Thanos Lefteris alefteris at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 19:18:32 BST 2009


On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Andrew<rugby471 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Thanos Lefteris <alefteris at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think that using apng for the countdown would not be appropriate
>> because apng lacks support in browsers, IE and webkit browsers mainly
>> (correct me if I'm wrong). Maybe it could be available as a secondary
>> format for people to use, but it shouldn't be the only one or the
>> default.
>>
>
> Please remember that in my email I said that aPNG is backwards compatible, the rest of the world
> will see the first frame (ie. a static image) whereas we will see the animated version.
>
> I don't see the problem here

This is awesome then :) About the compression, maybe you could try out
http://www.gracepointafterfive.com/punypng . They advertise that they
can perform quite good compression, better than optipng
(http://www.gracepointafterfive.com/punypng/about/comparison).

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Θάνος Λευτέρης
http://thanos.lefteris.info



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