Article: IE8 still failing alpha transparency

Forum member andrew-bkk brought this article by Dave Shea to my attention:

I found the first comment by Keith Lang so very interesting. So I’m going to post it here for all those people who never click the article links.

The first working, practical real-world alpha channel, implemented in code is 33 years old.
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Wow, someone got an Acadamy Award for creating alpha transparency. Cool.
Keith’s comment at the bottom just makes it better. IE9 seems to be ok with this. We can only pray that IE9 finally drives out the last notable vestiges of IE6… : (