[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #11394: Image shortcode

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#11394: Image shortcode
 Reporter:  caesarsgrunt    |       Owner:                          
     Type:  task (blessed)  |      Status:  new                     
 Priority:  normal          |   Milestone:  3.0                     
Component:  Media           |     Version:  2.9                     
 Severity:  normal          |    Keywords:  needs-patch dev-feedback
Changes (by scribu):

  * keywords:  dev-feedback => needs-patch dev-feedback


 Replying to [comment:16 caesarsgrunt]:
 > Replying to [comment:10 hakre]:
 > > I guess this is not only about DB queries but also about querying the
 file system for image dimensions and so on.
 > No need to do that, since ic could easily be done at the time of upload
 and stored in the DB. In fact, isn´t this already done?

 Indeed. The file system is never "queried" after the thumbnails have been

 > > Since this is a shorttag or shortcode, a prototype can be easily
 created in a plugin. A plugin will help to discuss this feature better as
 well because it would show how many load it will generated factually.
 Otherwise everybody might have an own idea on how this looks like and will
 make own assumptions about the load.
 > -1 to the plugin idea. It would be much harder than just implementing it
 in core to start with.

 Then I guess we need a basic working patch to base further discussion on.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11394#comment:17>
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