Stream: Miscellaneous

Topic: Zulip preview feature


view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 14:23):

Is there a way to post a link without a random picture being posted?

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 14:24):

At least it gives proper credit to Jean Christophe :laughter_tears:

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 14:25):

is this thing configurable?

view this post on Zulip Notification Bot (Jan 27 2021 at 14:26):

This topic was moved here from #math-comp users > Documenting mathcomp theorems by Cyril Cohen

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 14:26):

Enrico Tassi said:

is this thing configurable?

it is only globally

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 14:27):

Either it shows it for every website, or none...

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 14:27):

But is there a way to post a link so that it is not "previewed"?

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 14:27):

Hack: https://example.org/no-way

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 14:28):

Heh eh, I was expecting a 404

view this post on Zulip Gaëtan Gilbert (Jan 27 2021 at 14:28):

you can always http://example.org

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 14:28):

I guess one should ask the question on Zulip's zulip

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 14:29):

Gaëtan Gilbert said:

you can always http://example.org

but then it's not clickable either

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 14:29):

I guess Enrico wants the compromise between the two

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 14:29):

I was not like that, it's a recent "feature" IMO

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 16:28):

https://github.com/zulip/zulip/issues/17070

The current URL preview feature is potentially nice, but most Zulip servers I have seen have it turned off, because it gets a bit overwhelming to have every link turned into a preview, and there se...

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 16:51):

"...feature is potentially nice"

I will never learn to do politics

view this post on Zulip Enrico Tassi (Jan 27 2021 at 16:52):

But they seem to be fixing it in nice way, good!

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 16:55):

For the time being, I guess I should deactivate it...

view this post on Zulip Cyril Cohen (Jan 27 2021 at 16:55):

@Théo Zimmermann any opinion?

view this post on Zulip Théo Zimmermann (Jan 27 2021 at 20:18):

If it bothers users, let's disable it until the setting is more fine-grained.


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