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Re: Image mode

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Image mode
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 23:54:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     No it can't, but the fact that I've seen the extension and still
>     want to open the image means that I'm willing to trust the image
>     library to display this file,
> Not necessarily.  You might not even know what an image library is.
> The only conclusion we can reliably draw is that you trust display of
> the image.

Well, so what?  If we don't consider the user's trust relevant, the
only solution can be to never display an image, ever.  Because it
_will_ be the user who decides in the end which images will get
displayed.  Let's not go back to Emacs 20.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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