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Old August 16th, 2019, 03:34 PM
Originally Posted by Merion View Post
Strangely this is accurate. I really don't know why rob chose to do it this way, instead of how the OP implies, but I'm sure he had a good reason to create such possible cause of database bloat and redundancy.

But yeah, I've been wondering this since I bought RW (2012-ish).
Originally Posted by Farling View Post
It's not so easy to know it is the same picture. The file name isn't enough, the file size isn't enough. Comparing a new picture against ALL other pictures would take a long time each time the picture was added.
Also, you, as a human, do have the innate ability to know when you're using the same picture, and you can reasonably add the picture once as its own topic, then link it to any topic to which it's relevant.
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