Do you post on ? Then you might want to make sure you strip certain such as from your pictures before publishing them through your .

How to strip these, and other tips at: gemini://

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@FiXato Since images are loaded one-at-a-time in Gemini, I can make their file size slightly bigger; each image can be the size of a full page. I typically convert Web images to dithered grayscale to minimize their file size, but I allow images on my Gemlog to be as big as 50kb. By my standards, that's a lot.

@Seirdy thanks for your feedback. :)
That's definitely an interesting approach. I take it you target an audience that requires/prefers low-bandwidth connections?

@FiXato On the the Web, I only include an image if it's necessary to convey information that text cannot, and I shrink/crop/compress the image until shrinking it any more would prevent that information from being conveyed.

The final transferred size of such a webpage and all its resources (with compression) is similar to the final transferred size of a single Gemini file.

It's not really about catering to an audience as much as it is about having a minimalist mentality towards non-textual content.

If my home Internet ever becomes reliable enough, I might self-host my website on a low-power single-board computer connected to a battery and solar cell; when I do that, page size is going to need to be as small as possible to minimize energy usage.
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