[theme-reviewers] Base64 Used to Encode Transparent Images?!?

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Tue Nov 16 16:18:47 UTC 2010

I understand WHAT it's doing. I'm asking WHY it's doing it that way
(encoded) rather than in cleartext (like every other Theme in the Repo).

Do I get nervous when users cannot tell what image is being referenced,
because the URI string is encoded? Absolutely. I also don't want to set a


On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Simon Prosser <pross at pross.org.uk> wrote:

> On 16/11/2010 16:15, Chip Bennett wrote:
>> What is the valid/legitimate use here? Why can't the image URL simply be
>> output in cleartext?
> chip that code is the image, encoded...
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