[sldev] A rather perculiar idea (hear me out)

Gareth Nelson gareth at litesim.com
Sun Aug 31 03:54:45 PDT 2008

Just search through all the tags, remove src and href attributes until
the user gives the ok. Another approach of course would be to modify
the HTML rendering engine, but this would likely be quite messy and
involve maintaining a mini-fork of mozilla.

On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Argent Stonecutter
<secret.argent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2008-08-31, at 04:05, Gareth Nelson wrote:
>> Use the solution email clients use: hide images until the user clicks
>> "display images".
> Already noted, but...
>> A simple pre-processor hack could do this.
> Alas, "simple preprocessor hacks" on HTML have proven a wonderful source of
> security holes over the years. Restrictions need to be implemented at a
> lower level.
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