Despite being a voice and text chat app, Discord sees over a hundred million images passing through its tubes every day. While we wish it was as simple as sending them out across the tubes to your friends, delivering these images creates some pretty large technical problems. Linking directly to images would leak users’ IP addresses to image hosts, and large images use up lots of bandwidth. To circumvent these problems, Discord needs an intermediary service to fetch images on behalf of users and then resize them to reduce bandwidth usage.
We believe that Discord is for everyone — which is why we’ve been hard at work this year to improve the accessibility of our apps across the board. We still have plenty more to go, but we thought we’d share part of the story of one of our recent projects: Keyboard Navigation in the desktop app.
简评：Discord 开源了自家基于 C++ 和 Go 的图片大小调整库 - Lilliput，看起来性能还不错。 Discord 是一款国外的免费实时通话软件，主要面向游戏玩家，因此你可以简单的将其理解为国外的 YY。尽管 Discord 主要…