Hassan Schroeder wrote: >> Also: linking to an image hosted somewhere else is, as has been noted by >> others, a risky venture, since those hosting sites may have down time or may >> vanish some day. >> > > Both true, and yet more and more stuff -- not just pictures -- is moving > into the cloud, so that argument is swimming against the tide :-) > > And you don't need to "keep a list of image URLs", you just need to > have your Flickr (or equiv) account bookmarked. > > So my response to the OP's question would be: allow both. > > YMMV, > > H* > Well yes I do that on some sites, I provide both. Another downside of both is that it minimally doubles the documentation in addition to the method. It also adds an additional layer of confusion to would-be posters who might not be as computer literate as this audience. It's relevant in this situation because the target market will include owners of classic cars (actually muscle cars) which implies whatever it implies. Craigslist has done well I think. Folks who don't know of HTML and/or filing systems have a hard time grasping what a simple path is and too much explaining causes head trauma. Oh no... do I include the slash (/) or not. Will it cause the system to disintegrate if I error? The general problem is that there are too many variations of standards depending on the season, time of day, who's the shift lead, etc. Have I taken my own topic off-topic? -- Bob Meetin www.dottedi.biz 303-926-0167 Hook up with me on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Plaxo Pulse and Bebo or catch my blog at www.dottedi.biz/blog.php Standards - you gotta love em - there are so many to choose from!