GIF animation problem
alex at mindlube.com
Fri Nov 7 17:02:45 EST 2003
On Nov 7, 2003, at 2:35 PM, Mark Powell wrote:
> Hi Graham:
> Have you ever seen animated GIFs overlap in any other environment?
> Without having tried anything like this in the past, I'd say this is
> behavior that I would expect. If two animated GIFs (or any other
> kind of
> motion graphic) were attempting to occupy common pixels within the same
> window, it seems that the OS would understandably protest. That one
> is masked behind the other perhaps doesn't "insulate" them in the same
> as if they were on different windows. I am only guessing.
I think Graham's problem does sound like a Rev bug. If the GIFs have
transparency, then they should be rendered that way, even if animated,
even if overlapping.
This test page has an animated GIF, overlapping on 2 different layers.
Safari 1.1 renders it correctly, and IE 6 does too.
Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> | Mindlube Software |
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