Follow up on BLM LSIS Transparency


Silverlight MapControl OWS Viewer
Fig 1 – BLM LSIS does offer transparency

Ah looks like I ran into a different problem in my exploration of BLM LSIS. It is not a problem with Transparent=True but a problem with Silverlight’s support of 24 bit png.

Here is some discussion: http://silverlight.net/forums/t/73949.aspx and http://silverlight.net/forums/p/91864/213282.aspx

Vish’s Rambling adds some discussion as well.

It is interesting to note how reluctant Microsoft is to admit to a bug of any kind. I guess it is a big target for the lawyers, but I’ve never seen that kind of reluctance in the Open Source world.

Hopefully Silverlight support for png transparency will be cleared up in a future release.

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