Re: Inlined image format

Liam Relihan <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 1994 20:23:48 +0000 (WET)
From: Liam Relihan <>
Subject: Re: Inlined image format
To: "Jon E. Mittelhauser" <>
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On Tue, 25 Jan 1994, Jon E. Mittelhauser wrote:

> At 02:45 PM 1/25/94 EST, wrote:
> >If a browser is extended to view TIFFs inline why can't I indicate
> >that in the .mailcap?  If the browser is not capable of viewing inline
> >then the .mailcap can direct the image to an external viewer.
> >
> You are being extremely X-centric here.  Most of the world isn't running
> X-windows.  
> Also, inlined images and external images have a very different use in
> practice.  If I find a document that has 10 inlined images that are
> links to other pages or files and they are launched into 10 external
> windows how in the world do I know which is which?!?

In addition, external filters are not likely to be aware of things like
overlaid anchors, etc.


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