Posted 5 years ago on Dec. 10, 2011, 4:41 a.m. EST by ScrewyL
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I have not seen a useful inline image in a comment yet. They are almost always used to ridicule or mock; I myself am even guilty of this.
One image might be acceptable as humor or to illustrate something, but Thrasymaque has gotten in the habit of completely defacing whole threads by posting pages and pages of irrelevant, insulting and border-line obscene images.
Please just disable images in comments.
JART, It would probably work best to translate markdown images to standard links immediately before rendering. This would:
- Fix all existing defacements by Thrasymaque
- Allow link text and tooltip text to remain
- Enable people who would like to see the images to click-thru at their discretion
It may be neccessary to generate some text for images which have none, i.e.: