Okay, per Gizmo's advice I went in search of a javascript that forces IE to properly handle png graphics. As usual I found our sexy admin to be correct. There is a javascript that forces IE to handle the alpha layers of a PNG graphic correctly. Wow!!! This is really cool as up till now it was gif or nothing to hit the main stream. Below is the code. Can anyone explain it to me?

Code:
// Correctly handle PNG transparency in Win IE 5.5 or higher.
// http://homepage.ntlworld.com/bobosola. Updated 02-March-2004

function correctPNG() 
   {
   for(var i=0; i<document.images.length; i++)
      {
	  var img = document.images[i]
	  var imgName = img.src.toUpperCase()
	  if (imgName.substring(imgName.length-3, imgName.length) == "PNG")
	     {
		 var imgID = (img.id) ? "id='" + img.id + "' " : ""
		 var imgClass = (img.className) ? "class='" + img.className + "' " : ""
		 var imgTitle = (img.title) ? "title='" + img.title + "' " : "title='" + img.alt + "' "
		 var imgStyle = "display:inline-block;" + img.style.cssText 
		 if (img.align == "left") imgStyle = "float:left;" + imgStyle
		 if (img.align == "right") imgStyle = "float:right;" + imgStyle
		 if (img.parentElement.href) imgStyle = "cursor:hand;" + imgStyle		
		 var strNewHTML = "<span " + imgID + imgClass + imgTitle
		 + " style=\"" + "width:" + img.width + "px; height:" + img.height + "px;" + imgStyle + ";"
	     + "filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.AlphaImageLoader"
		 + "(src=\'" + img.src + "\', sizingMethod='scale');\"></span>" 
		 img.outerHTML = strNewHTML
		 i = i-1
	     }
      }
   }
window.attachEvent("onload", correctPNG);
  
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