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From David Pollak <feeder.of.the.be...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ESME-88 Images (urls) in messages don't work with Textile
Date Tue, 27 Oct 2009 22:48:56 GMT
On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 3:45 PM, Vassil Dichev <vdichev@apache.org> wrote:

> I'm looking at ESME-88 and having second thoughts on whether it's wise
> to have this "feature". This would mean that anyone could post images
> in the timeline. Apart from being able to post images with
> questionable value or even offensive, huge images might screw the
> layout, not to mention that they could be used as a beacon
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_bug).
>
> Of course, this is valid for avatars, but they're more restricted. All
> in all, I'm wondering whether we are turning ESME into a myspace
> look-alike by resolving this issue.
>
> What do you think, should we close the issue with wontfix or resolve it?
>

It's simple to resolve.  images can be excluded from the Textile markup (I
can't remember how off hand, but there's a flag to pass to the textile
processor).



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