[thelist] IE6 returns fails to parse PNG files

Lee Kowalkowski lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com
Tue May 24 10:37:21 CDT 2011

On 24 May 2011 15:25, Barney Carroll <barney.carroll at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> The net result is that PNG files (8 bit, alpha-8 bit, 24 bit) appear
> without content, bite-size or dimensions when requested over HTTP and
> parsed by IE6. Other browsers are fine. Downloading PNGs via (Save
> target as) is fine, as is requesting, say a CSS file with a .png
> extension.
Not appearing at all?  IE6 never coped very well with transparent PNG, but
IIRC, it drew a black background.  Is the background of your page also

Are you using a script-based IE6 PNG fix?  If so you might just have a
JavaScript error anywhere within your page preventing JS from executing.


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