On Jun 11, 2009, at 8:00 AM, Barney Carroll wrote: Check out this tool, which converts images to data: URIs: http://www.scalora.org/projects/uriencoder/ That's a way to get images into an email and get around people who filter images in emails. Dave > Hello list, > > I'm building a short-run HTML email campaign for a client. Because > they > don't know where to host the source files, and I find the idea of > dependency > on hosting and absolute refs for an email generally cumbersome > (everything's > better self-contained, right?), I was wanting to hex-encode the > image code > into the markup. > > I first bumped into the technique when perusing John Hicks' Firefox > Stylish > extension skin for Google Reader — which included new graphics that > were > hard-coded into the CSS — which is a nice piece of work for all > sorts of > other reasons as well: http://hicksdesign.co.uk/journal/google-reader-theme > > I've tried Googling tools and methods for this in the past but never > got any > comprehensive resources/info on the matter (and besides it's never > been > absolutely essential) — specifically I haven't found: > > 1. A tool that will convert an image file to hex string. > 2. The requisite syntax for inserting hex strings into HTML img src > attributes. > > Does anybody have any experience of this? I'd really appreciate it > if I > could get some specific resources rather than a convenient search > string > appended to a humiliating lmgtfy.com URL :) > > > Regards, > Barney Carroll > Web designer & front-end developer > > web: www.clickwork.net > > mobile: +44 (0) 7594 506 381 > home: +44 (0) 118 975 0020 > > twitter: @barneycarroll > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !