Last Updated: 28 May 2019 13:57 by ADMIN
Created on: 23 May 2019 15:12
Category: ConversationalUI
Type: Feature Request
Use ImageSource type for Author Avatar property

Currently, the Avatar property is a string for a path, this is problematic and only support two scenarios (file and uri paths).

I'm requesting that this be changed to be of type ImageSource, which matches the paradigm used by all other Image controls in Xamarin.Forms. This would allow stream and byte[] sources as well as file and uri paths.


This doesn't have to be a breaking change, you can use an implicit conversion just like Xamarin.Forms Image source does. The only disruption would be if anyone assigned the string value in code instead of a binding.

1 comment
Petar Marchev
Posted on: 28 May 2019 13:57
Hi Patrick,

Thank you for the suggestion. Indeed we don't have a very good reason for the avatar to be a string and not an ImageSource. I am approving this item and updating your Telerik points as a thank you for helping us improve our product.

Petar Marchev
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