[Users] [Bug 3119] add plugin to display QR-Code for avatar

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Thu Apr 10 15:51:10 CEST 2014


--- Comment #7 from Ricardo Mones <mones at users.sourceforge.net> ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> (In reply to comment #5)
> >   Thinking again about this, I believe that would be better to try to
> > incorporate this as another fallback option to libravatar.org server itself.
> >   
> >   That way libravatar plugin can support it easily, and everybody else could
> > be enjoying the hackish QR avatars in their pages (or other mailers). Don't
> > you think?
> libravatar is designed to associate an image with an addresse, not vice
> versa. The image is requested by MD5 has and the addresse can not be
> calculated from that. The idea is to keep the address private, so probably
> this is a no-go.

  Since now it's being used in other places than web pages (where I agree it's
probably not a good idea unless you spam-protect the encoded address) I think
it still has room in libravatar. I'll ask authors, and we'll see.

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