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Re: Weather in London icon as email signature

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 12:04:59 +0100
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, danbri@danbri.org
Message-Id: <388EFADB-7FD3-4F6B-8BF9-2486CFECE20F@btinternet.com>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>
Chaals,

as you say, there's no doubt the trust issue needs to be addressed,

providing a link is one alternative:
The current weather in London is here:
http://www.openicon.org/feeds/lLW.svg

regards


Jonathan Chetwynd

j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
http://www.openicon.org/

+44 (0) 20 7978 1764


On 29 Jul 2008, at 11:47, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

>
> 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.
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
>    je parle franšais -- hablo espa˝ol -- jeg lŠrer norsk
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>
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