as it stands now, we filch the image inserted into articles and put them in the user directory associated with that user... that way, if the author's host goes away, the images stay... as for the rest of your suggestions, i'll let someone more capable than i address them... > From: Lachlan Cannon <tiedefenderdelta6 at yahoo.com> > > I was wondering, after looking at the article about easy > parsing of images using the database article just published > on evolt, whether it would be possible in the future to > produce our own image database such as this for our > articles? I found it qwuite strange that when writing > articles you need somewhere to store the images. What > happens if the storage space gets taken down, or you don't > have any but you really need images in articles? Obviously > images would be subject to editors approval, like an > article. Maybe people could use pics already in the db and > submit any extras they needed up to a certain (reasonable) > amount?