FxA Signed-in UX

Peter deHaan pdehaan at mozilla.com
Tue Nov 26 10:22:59 PST 2013

Not sure if it violates any privacy/usage policies, but we may already have gravatars from Mozillians.org (assuming the person has an acct already), https://mozillians.org/en-US/u/lloyd/

I'm not sure I understand how it works though, since after viewing the source, it may just be pulling the headshot from gravatar (!?) and then using a common fallback icon if a gravatar image wasn't found: https://mozillians.org/media/img/default_avatar.png
Now I'm a bit confused though, since I don't know if this means that Gravatar can track you around the internet based on which site requests your profile picture.

<img src="https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/5810c72f30b0ab202823d8c26460c39d?s=150x150&r=pg&d=https%3A%2F%2Fmozillians.org%2Fmedia%2Fimg%2Fdefault_avatar.png" alt="lloyd" class="photo">

And getting that gravatar URL should be pretty trivial, since the UUID looks like it's just a MD5 of the user's email address. For example, Lloyd's publicly listed email address on Mozillians is lloyd at hilaiel.com which you can paste into http://onlinemd5.com/ and get 5810C72F30B0AB202823D8C26460C39D. Convert that to lowercase and it gives you his profile picture: https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/5810c72f30b0ab202823d8c26460c39d
The other URL stuff just gives you default sizing, image format, and a default fallback icon.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Feeley" <rfeeley at mozilla.com>
To: "Christopher Karlof" <ckarlof at mozilla.com>
Cc: dev-fxacct at mozilla.org, services-qa-staff at mozilla.com, "Lloyd Hilaiel" <lhilaiel at mozilla.com>, "Adam Rogers" <arogers at mozilla.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 8:05:32 AM
Subject: Re: FxA Signed-in UX

> Looks great. Nice and simple.

If we had a head, we could show a head like this:


otherwise email.

Ryan Feeley
Product Designer, Identity
Mozilla UX
IRC: rfeeley

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