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by phynixx
Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:17 am
Forum: [3.x][Archive] RFCs
Topic: [RFC] Fetch and store external images
Replies: 6
Views: 6377

Re: [RFC] Fetch and store external images

An alternative option (suggested by bantu) would be to merely cache these images and re-fetch them every now and then. But that brings a lot more issues (cron, dying images, etc...) IMO the option to cache the images is a valid one however it should be separate from the feature/functionality of "Fe...
by phynixx
Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:10 am
Forum: [3.x][Archive] RFCs
Topic: [RFC] Fetch and store external images
Replies: 6
Views: 6377

Re: [RFC] Fetch and store external images

Re-hashing an old and potentially dead topic I think the original concept before the talk of avatars was a useful one. If an image is externally available, and if a user wants to upload it (for avatar use or anything else) they currently have to: 1.) Download the image 2.) Perform the appropriate do...