Clients that auto-display inline images?

Julien Blanchard julien at typed-hole.org
Tue Feb 23 19:13:52 GMT 2021


> Le 23 févr. 2021 à 19:35, nervuri <nervuri at disroot.org> a écrit :
> 
> Hans Gerwitz wrote yesterday about the "inevitability of inline media
> display" [1], which is a thought I also had.  Someone is going to
> implement it, it will be a crowd-pleaser, other clients will follow and
> we'll start seeing pages "best viewed in...".  The incentive is there,
> no matter what the spec says (and the spec is actually ambiguous on this
> point [2]).
> 
> Has it already happened?  Are there Gemini clients that display inline
> images automatically?
> 
> I know Vulpes does [3], but it's a web proxy, not a "native" browser,
> and it doesn't load third-party images.  Lagrange has a "load image on
> scroll" option, which includes third-party images, but only applies to
> keyboard-triggered scolling.  Are there any others?
> 
> [1] https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2021/005466.html
> [2] https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2021/005233.html
> [3] https://proxy.vulpes.one/gemini/typed-hole.org

Elaho an iOS client does that by default I think (it can be disabled).

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