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Re: Weather in London icon as email signature

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 12:47:13 +0200
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Cc: danbri@danbri.org
Message-ID: <op.ue1uwziowxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 11:04:28 +0200, Jonathan Chetwynd  
<j.chetwynd@btinternet.com> wrote:

> My wife and daughter are off to Australia to see the family.
>
> an email with a 'live' weather icon for the current weather would be
> useful.

For user security/privacy, a common option in email is not to allow any  
live data connection (since these are used by spammers). So it would have  
to be generated by the email client at send time and included as a  
self-contained image.

> less busy and easier to find than a link.
> also of course it could be pasted into a page of useful other info
> like pictures of Qantas planes being patched

What? Qantas planes are perfect - I saw a statement by a Qantas  
spokesperson that said so. Surely they don't need any patching.

cheers

Chaals

> cheers
>
>
> Jonathan Chetwynd
>
> j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
> http://www.openicon.org/
>
> +44 (0) 20 7978 1764
>
>
> On 29 Jul 2008, at 08:43, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
>
>> Weather in London icon as email signature
>>
>> Please find attached an icon displaying the daily forecast for the
>> weather in London.
>> This icon can be copied and pasted into your own mail.
>> please report your success at copying and pasting into other
>> applications.
>>
>> regards
>>
>>
>> Jonathan Chetwynd
>>
>> j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
>> http://www.openicon.org/
>>
>> +44 (0) 20 7978 1764
>>
>>
>> You may prefer to use Mail.app in OS X to witness the svg content.
>> a crash bug for  svg in signatures was reported to apple more than a
>> year ago.
>



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