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Re: Attaching images to posts

From: David Wright
Subject: Re: Attaching images to posts
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:01:31 -0600
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Sun 18 Nov 2018 at 10:47:55 (+0100), Gianmaria Lari wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 at 08:36, Andrew Bernard <address@hidden> wrote:
> > What is the approved and recommend way to attach images for small examples
> > to posts in this list?
> >
> > In the past I have just made an attachment to the post, but it occurred to
> > me that may not be the best thing to do.
> There are different opinions about it.
> I personally put the image near the text that explains the issue and I
> avoid to simply attach the image to the email. Image and text near each
> other makes more easy to understand the issue.
> Of course there will be people that prefer attachemnt because it works with
> pine etc. etc. So when asked I attach the picture.

Well I don't know how you do it in your mailer, but your post at
certainly shows a very satisfactory way of attaching the images
inline. In the HTML, the images are referred to by their Content-ID:
but there's an alt= text which is displayed in the text version of the

In particular, though, the images themselves are included as top level
attachments, which means that they should be visible (or their presence
detected) by all:

I  1 <no description>                 [multipa/related, 7bit, 32K]
I  2 ├─><no description>          [multipa/alternativ, 7bit, 3.9K]
I  3 │ ├─><no description>         [text/plain, 7bit, utf-8, 1.0K]
I  4 │ └─><no description>        [text/html, quoted, utf-8, 2.8K]
I  5 ├─>image.png                         [image/png, base64, 12K]
I  6 └─>image.png                         [image/png, base64, 15K]
I  7 <no description>           [text/plain, 7bit, us-ascii, 0.1K]


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