[NTG-context] remote images

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Tue Oct 4 08:16:41 CEST 2022


Am 04.10.22 um 07:35 schrieb Max Chernoff:
> Hi Hraban,
> 
>> fetching images per URI was supported (and is also documented in the
>> wiki), but with LMTX 2022.09.11 and one of
>>
>> \externalfigure[http://tug.org/images/logobw.jpg]
>> or
>> \externalfigure[https://picsum.photos/300/200]
>>
>> I only get the usual grey box. No error message.
> 
> Neither of those links are valid images themselves, they are both
> redirects. The following works though:
> 
>     \starttext
>         \externalfigure[https://tug.org/images/logobw.jpg]
>     \stoptext

Oops, should have checked better. Thank you!

But yes, following redirects or at least an error message would be nice.

Hraban


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