[Pmwiki-users] Re: Show image whose URI doesn't end in e.g. 'jpg'

chr@home.se chr
Tue Aug 31 07:16:36 CDT 2004

On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> That's what I normally do, although I usually do it as '&img=.jpg'.

Doesn't seem very intuitive for a normal user... nor very robust. To be
honest, I might *almost* consider this a bug in the treatment of links. 
For example, let's say an unsuspecting user enters:

  Go to this page to see the effect of image
  [[http://uri.org/effects.php?arg=blur&src=rose.jpg blurring]].

I'm not sure how obvious it is that you should permutate the arguments in 
order to make it work.

> I still don't have plans to introduce a separate [:image:] directive
> into the core, although there's nothing to prevent someone from making
> a cookbook entry for it.

That's a possibility of course. However, then I think something that 
examplifies the above should be added to:


Or possibly put the informatino in the FAQ, and refer to it from the page 


Christian Ridderstr?m, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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