IE7 beta details emerge

IE blog:

“We’re doing a lot more than this in IE7, of course, and we’re really excited that the beta release is almost here – we’re looking forward to the feedback when we release the first beta of IE7 this summer. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to beta.

Topline so far, more details here.

  • Support the alpha channel in PNG images

  • Address CSS consistency problems

Comments (3)

  1. If I understand it correctly, png alpha transparency will be supported by IE7.

    Until IE7 gets widely accepted by users, here’s a simple css hack that ensures it that both IE5+ and other browsers (with native png transparency support) display transparent png pictures properly, and at the same time (and without lengthy javascript trickery):

    I just thought you might be interested.

  2. MSDNArchive says:

    thanks Ildiko