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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
November 16, 2021 10:18
Re: Pre-RFC: images in Pod
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On Mon, 15 Nov 2021 22:04:53 -0500
Dan Book <> wrote:

>  I like the basic idea. The loss of sizing control would be
> unfortunate, but worked around by sizing the image you include as
> desired.

As you're already using a | symbol to separate the URL from alt-text
(though I see you swapped them later), could you not also use this for

  P<A little logo|http://url-to-my/logo.png|64x48>

(admittedly my email client seems to think that a | symbol is valid
inside a URL, so that might be a problem in itself. Hrm)

> A larger question is how to refer to images without an absolute URL
> as it relies on having external hosting for the image available. Most
> commonly images would be included with the CPAN distribution and
> displayed by metacpan so it's worth optimizing for that use case. I
> believe there was some discussion of this in the previous thread that
> it would be worthwhile to review.

Yes this - I'd quite often be wanting to include those images in the
dist tarball, rather than relying on some external site.

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans      |  |

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