Posted: September 28, 2010 02:00 PM


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We all love to see everyone’s gear. I think you should enable everyone to embed picture links from places like photobucket using IMG and /IMG tags. That seems to be the standard on forums these days and gets around any size rules and keeps the attachment issue in check.

Posted: September 28, 2010 02:13 PM

David Pak

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We’ll give it some thought or perhaps an alternative.

There are a few issues. Embedding images from outside sources opens up a couple of *potential* issues. Embedding huge images [both in size and/or dimension] can result in a page loading slowly and/or the page getting all out of whack. Linking can also cause massage page hits for the source. This isn’t always a great thing if the site on the other end either can’t handle the traffic or doesn’t want images linked/embedded on external sites.

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