automatic inlining should be optional

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Message Display
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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: Tom Howland, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130

In the 1.1 composer, I would copy a web page with photographs from Navigator to
Composer. The resulting mail message had the html from the web page, but the
images were pointing to the original source. This was lovely behavior. I could
send people rich content without cluttering up their mailboxes with jpegs.

I understand that it is safer and perhaps less surprising to inline everything
but I wish that I could get the old behavior back.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. visit a web page with graphics
2. compose an (html format) mail message
3. paste the web page into the mail message
4. send the message to yourself
5. look at the inlined graphics

Actual Results:  
got a really large email message

Expected Results:  
referenced the graphics from the mail message by hyperlinks to the originating
server.
QA Contact: yulian → stephend
this has nothing to do with attachments --> mail window front end.
Assignee: mscott → sspitzer
Component: Attachments → Mail Window Front End
QA Contact: stephend → olgam

Updated

15 years ago
QA Contact: olgam → esther

Updated

15 years ago
Severity: normal → enhancement

Comment 2

13 years ago
Reporter, how do you paste the page into composer?

Comment 3

13 years ago
(In reply to comment #2)
> Reporter, how do you paste the page into composer?

The normal way -- select all, copy

By the way, I can get what I want by attaching a web page with the correct base
href.
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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