When you mouseover items in the blog, they now look a bit snazzier. This is due to Nice Titles.
I was also going to use the nice looking semi-transparent .png from the site above (here’s a great transparent PNG maker) but Internet Explorer 6 doesn’t properly support transparent .png files Phoey on them! There are ways around this problem, by using the IE AlphaImageLoader Filter, but it’s a pain in the neck. I’m not much interested in jumping through Bill’s hoops when an internet standard exists and Bill doesn’t follow it. Besides, you know that such a browser-specific solution will require upkeep. Just like when IE 5.5 came out and my old company, Wavexpress had to scramble to re-write web pages because the new version of… I think it was I-Frames, wasn’t compatible with the old. We were working directly with Microsoft engineers on our project and we hadn’t gotten even a 1 day’s heads-up that the new release of IE was coming or that it might mess anything up. So Phoey on Bill.
There’s even a petition with 20,000 signatures asking Bill to put this promised native functionality into IE.
I kinda like the look. What do you think?