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Michael J Rubinsky mrubinsk at horde.org
Sat Jan 3 22:37:09 UTC 2015

Quoting Arjen de Korte <arjen+horde at de-korte.org>:

> Citeren Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>:
>> Quoting Borja Riesgo Juan <borjariesgo at gmail.com>:
>>> Hello
>>> i´m a gmail user. each day i receive thousands of emails with an avatar of
>>> th perosn who sends the email. is iit possible to configure it in horde
>>> email server?
>> #1 - you would have to setup authentication to Google+.  We don't  
>> have this at the moment (it would be similar to Facebook and  
>> twitter integration).
>> But more important, #2 - AFAIK there is no way to tie e-mail  
>> addresses to a Google+ profile.  So it is not possible to display  
>> an image of a sender without knowing their Google+ ID.  (This is  
>> similar to Facebook).
> I'm not so sure #2 is not possible. From several people on the Horde  
> mailinglist, I see avatars which definitly are not coming from my  
> address book (for instance, Eduardo Jiménez) in the Nine client.  
> Granted, these seem all to be people using Gmail sender addresses,  
> but for those it should be possible (though I have no idea how Nine  
> does this).

Nine uses a combination of images obtained either from the configured  
Global Address Book (so, Turba) and/or Gravatar (http://gravatar.com)  

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