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Comment: Re:Transparency is supported. Pronounciation? (Score 1) 377

by Goaway (#48572953) Attached to: Bellard Creates New Image Format To Replace JPEG

It is technically possible but practically impossible, for two reasons: One, it is very hard to get even backwards-compatible extensions approved for addition to PNG. See the failure of APNG for an example. Two, such a change would not really be backwards-compatible, and the files would be named "png" but would not actually open in any current PNG reader. There would thus be very little advantage of adding this to PNG rather than creating a new format.

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