Html Email and Images
Date: 10/5/2004
Most users coming over to Scribe (esp from Outlook [Express]) wonder why Scribe never shows the images in their HTML email. And the veteran Scribe user knows this is because spammers use it to 'verify' the email address by cross referencing the image loaded with the email sent out.

The question of the week is: If the email is NOT a spam should the user be able to click something to load the images?

My thoughts run along the lines of:
  • Users often make mistakes, so it's better to have no where to stumble.
  • Users like nifty features but not at the expense of safty.

What do you, my thoughtful reader, think?
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