FidoNet Echomail Archive
synchronet

<<< Previous Index Next >>>

From: Nightfox
To: HusTler
Date: 2019-06-04 09:31:44
Subject: Avatar in Header?

  Re: Avatar in Header?
  By: HusTler to mark lewis on Mon Jun 03 2019 07:32 pm

 Hu> Yes sir. Those are personal avatars. I was thinking of default avatars for
 Hu> Group Areas or Message Areas that don't permit avatars or are not
 Hu> synchronet boards.

I'd wonder if people might (at least initially) think the user actually chose
that avatar, not realizing it's a default avatar for the message
sub-board/group.  The avatars were intended as a user-chosen representation of
the user.  But, some online message boards to have default avatars..

 Hu> As a SysOp I should have full control over what is seen on my own BBS. No?

How far do you want to go with that?  With the avatar chooser module/script,
users can create their own avatar with it too (at least, that feature existed
at one point).  So you don't necessarily have full control over that.  What if
a user creates an avatar for themself that you don't like?

Nightfox

---
  Synchronet  Digital Distortion: digitaldistortionbbs.com
 * Origin: Vertrauen - [vert/cvs/bbs].synchro.net (1:103/705)
SEEN-BY: 103/705 154/10 203/0 218/700 221/0 229/426 240/5832 261/38 280/464
SEEN-BY: 280/5003 396/45 423/120 633/267 280 640/1384 712/620 848 770/1
SEEN-BY: 2452/250
@PATH: 103/705 280/464 712/848 633/267


<<< Previous Index Next >>>