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Subject: Re: Images (was: Re: WTF for Arabic script
From: Kyle Gallant <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:54:57 -0500
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Rodger brings up a good point.

I think it's probably best if we just use the free image hosting sites.
This will help keep the email file sizes down.

Cheers.

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Rodger Whitlock <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> On 29 Feb 2012, at 13:12, Peter Flynn wrote:
>
> > On 14/02/12 14:12, Michael Brady wrote:
> >
> > > Okay, the list robot stripped off the JPEG.
> >
> > I think this was asked for many years ago as the default behaviour.
> >
> > It's easy to set to allow attachments if people want...do we?
> >
> > Or it can be set to allow specific MIME Content-Types...
>
> Allowing attachments would be a-okay if everyone behaved sensibly,
> intelligently, and honorably. Unfortunately, humans tend to be silly,
> stupid,
> and dishonorable with too great a frequency to put such a Utopian scheme in
> action.
>
> An intermediate and more realistic approach would be to forbid attachments
> from
> an individual until he/she has posted, say, six sensible postings, then
> permit
> them. With the privilege to be permanently revoked in the event of
> silliness,
> stupidity, or dishonorable intentions. Or perhaps invoke hand moderation
> of any
> one subscribers first few attachment-adorned postings.
>
> There are plenty of free websites where you can stash images and point to
> them
> with a URL.
> --
> Rodger Whitlock
> Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
> Z. 7-8, cool Mediterranean climate
>



-- 
*Kyle Gallant
*
kylegallant.com <http://www.kylegallant.com>
design & art direction

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