[MlMt] Does the Visualize bundle work for anybody?

leo mailmate at halloleo.hailmail.net
Fri Jan 4 22:15:05 EST 2019

Thanks Sherif

That explains it well.


On 5 Jan 2019, at 13:37, Sherif Soliman wrote:

> Hey Leo, I'm going to reply with an email I sent in reply to someone 
> else with the same question a while ago:
> On 4 Jan 2019, at 21:00, leo wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Iā€™m playing with the [Visualise 
>> bundle](https://github.com/mailmate/Visualize.mmBundle), but for me 
>> no graphs/pie charts appear in Safari, only the template text. Does 
>> the bundle work for anybody else? Do I have to install something 
>> else?
>> Thanks,
>> Leo
> I wrote back on July 3, 2018:
>> I'm the author of the plugin. You're not missing anything. 
>> Unfortunately, the plugin stopped working somewhat recently due to a 
>> change in the security models in browsers (all major ones, as far as 
>> I know) where loading an external file in the way MailMate enabled 
>> the plugin to do was considered insecure and no longer allowed. The 
>> problem is explained by Benny in this GitHub issue.
>> It seems that for this to work, MailMate (or the plugin) would need 
>> to spin up a simple http server to be able to read the file generated 
>> by MailMate.
>> I am happy to put in some time/effort to make it work if Benny has an 
>> idea ā€” and needed bandwidth ā€” to find an alternative and guide me 
>> to an extent :)
> Here's the [Github 
> issue](https://github.com/sheriferson/Visualize.mmBundle/issues/6) I 
> referenced that has more from Benny on the issue, and research from me 
> on possible solutions.
> I'll wait for Benny to weigh in here. If he has plans to work on 
> anything we discussed in that issue, I'm happy to do what I can. 
> Otherwise, maybe it's best for him to remove it from the list of 
> plugins so users don't waste their time trying to get it to work.
> Sherif

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