It came up in discussion, upon a large group of people reading Google’s article about how it is tightening email security and making the absence of certain best practices visible to users, that Avatars are a very common thing tied to emails.

There are some existing ad-hoc usages of email headers for this use case, and there are services that allow an email address to be associated with an avatar. We’ll cover those first.

Previous/Current Solutions

  • X-Face — an old Usenet feature where an encoded 48x48 bitmap was included as part of the message in an X-Face header. …


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