I know the iOS Mail app renders images with Load Remote Images turned off, if I can SEE IMAGES. How else would you explain seeing images, praytell? If marking as read is NOT the equivalent to the email being OPENed, then *** does the unread count represent? Or what good is it? If I can see the text of the message, then I have opened the message in order to see it. (If I can see what's in my Christmas present, then I've opened the box; if I can see what's in my Visa bill, then I've opened the envelope.)
I know the iOS Mail app renders images with Load Remote Images turned off, if I can SEE IMAGES. How else would you explain seeing images, praytell?
Because all images included with an email ARE NOT rendered from a remote server.
Stop embarrassing yourself.
If marking as read is NOT the equivalent to the email being OPENed, then *** does the unread count represent?
An email marked as read IS NOT the same as an email being opened along with an image being rendered from a remote server if such an image is included. I can mark an email as read without opening the email with Outlook on a PeeCee, with the Mail app on my Mac, and with the iOS Mail app. The text preview of an email being shown with the iPad's Mail app DOES NOT mark the email as read and certainly does not OPEN the email. If an email includes images that must be rendered from a remote server, the text preview being shown DOES NOT render the images from the remote server which can't be rendered from a remote server with Load Images turned off.
“Stop embarassing yourself” indeed. “…the text preview being shown DOES NOT render the images from the remote server which can't be rendered from a remote server with Load Images turned off.”? As I stated, I see the images in an email within the mail app. Don’t comfort yourself with superiority. Let’s try this. For brevity’s sake, I won’t cite all definition sources in this essay, but you easily may look them up online.
Data processing: data, or information, to be procesessed, or the entering, storing, retrieval, and handling of information by computers in accordance with strictly defined systems of procedure. Data (information) is retrieved (loaded) by a computer from an “input” source, processed (handled) and delivered to an “output” destination.
In this case, the data processing involves the mail transfer process in a client-server relationship (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Client–server_model), in which my iPad and its mail app is the “client” and the holder of the email and its content (including associated images) is the remote “server” (Mail Transfer Agent: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_server).
* input (loading)
* of requests (data, or information)
* by a client (the mail app context on my iPad)
* to the server (holder and source of the email information, including associated images),
* processing of the requests by the server
* output of data (including logs and information to the client
* input of image information to a GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)
* processing and output (rendering) to my iPad screen.
Image: a visual representation of information. Rendering (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rendering_(computer_graphics) ).
If you wish further to render your competence for all to see, I’m sure they’ll welcome it. As for me, I’m finished looking.
As I stated, I see the images in an email within the mail app.
And as I stated, because all images included with an email ARE NOT rendered from a remote server. Rendered from a remote server means separate from your email account provider's server where a received email is stored. If a received email includes a photo as an attached file, that will appear in the received email body when the email is downloaded since the iOS Mail app shows all attached images as viewed in place in the body of the email. If a photo sent as an attachment is over a designated size, the attached file will not automatically be downloaded from your email account provider's server when the iPhone is connected to a cellular network (the attached file must be selected in the email body to be downloaded), but it will be automatically downloaded and appear in the email body when the iPhone is connected to an available wi-fi network.
An image being rendered from a remote server requires an email being composed with HTML, and if Load Remote Images is turned off on an iOS device, images that must be rendered from a remote server will not be loaded with the email. Remote images are not attached files.