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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-10 21:34:38

on Fri Feb 08 2008, Stephan Tolksdorf <> wrote:

> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> on Thu Feb 07 2008, Rene Rivera <> wrote:
>>> ...
>> >
>>>> Note that OSI "insist[s] and ask[s]" that the images be linked to their
>>>> site. So including them in the docs would either go against their
>>>> wishes/instructions or cause loading problems for off-line viewing.
>>> I don't think the problems caused would be serious enough to worry
>>> about. If there's no image available, you get a box that says "OSI
>>> Approved."
>> I think Dave is right. It is easy enough to try it out to see if the
>> off-line appearance is acceptable.
>> --Beman
> -1
> I think this is also a privacy issue. I for one don't want my web browser to
> fetch an image from the OSI server every time I open the off-line boost
> documentation.

I understand why you might not want that, but how is it a privacy issue?

Dave Abrahams
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