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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Images in AOO Blog Posts
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:55:17 GMT
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Armin Le Grand <> wrote:
>        Hi all,
> On 12.01.2012 16:34, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>> Some externally-sourced images do not present properly in all browsers
>> that visit the AOO blog.
>> I notice this especially with IE 9 and IE 8.  The root source is
>> apparently violation of browser privacy rules (even set to medium or low)
>> when accessing the image file attempts to deliver cookies to the client from
>> a domain other than that of the blog site.  (When the image is accessed
>> directly in these browsers, the user is asked whether to download or display
>> it, rather than having it be automatically displayed.)
>> Since it seems inappropriate to request visitors to the blog to lower
>> their browser privacy settings, it would be useful to avoid this problem for
>> casual users and visitors.
>> This happens with the post that Hagar prepared that is now available at<
>>>  as of
>> today.  The graphic is at<
>>  The post is not comprehensible without the graphic.
>> This does *not* happen with Armin's beautiful graphic in the post from
>> yesterday:<
>> The difference is that Armin's graphic was uploaded to the blog site.
>> It would be a good thing to find out how that was done and to follow in
>> Armin's footsteps.
>>  - Dennis
> That's not really complicated, after login in the 'New entry' View, go to
> 'Media files' in the brown toolbar. Click your way on images and choose 'Add
> media file' from the right control pad. The rest should be self-explaining.

OK.  I saved the image from the forums to disk,and then imported into
the Roller media library.  Hopefully it works better with I.E. privacy
settings now.


> The reason this is not widely used is that the Apache Roller Weblogger on
> default adds graphics only as thumbnails on which the reader has to click to
> get the original graphic loaded. There seems to be no direct way to change
> that default. I also did not like that and (with Ollis help) we found out
> that in the HTTP source there is a '?t=true' added to one of the links
> representing the graphic. Removing this makes the graphic appear full size;
> we guessed that it's a 'tiny' flag...
> HTH!
> Sincerely,
>        Armin
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