2009/6/1 Michael Watterson <watty at eircom.net>:
> This is all true even on Linux, with any arbitrary email client with display
> of remote images enabled. which is NOT the same thing entirely as HTML
> formated emails.
Ah yes, I see the distinction now.
I used Mutt for many years, which saved me from this sort of thing,
but I think that Thunderbird will not request external image
attachments until you click "Save As..." or some such. In HTML mode,
you are likely hosed, of course.
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