Since image uploads are slow, it would be convenient to allow users to edit their post while uploading an image. I.e. do the upload + image processing in the background.

Currently one has to wait until the image is included in the post before being able to edit the post:

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  • One man's irritation is another man's marvel at how quick and easy it is to upload images. Jul 4, 2020 at 7:34
  • I know Ive seen this before
    – Luuklag
    Jul 4, 2020 at 8:54
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    @Mari-LouA No irritation, just trying to save some human time. Jul 4, 2020 at 14:31
  • five seconds...wow. How many seconds do you spend composing any post? Is it less than a minute? Jul 4, 2020 at 15:26
  • @Mari-LouA waiting for the image upload is waste of human time, unlike writing a post. Jul 4, 2020 at 18:10
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    Response times of computer systems are very important. Why aren't computer systems' response times now practically zero when computers are now literally at least 1,000 times faster? (Perl scripts certainly runs much faster now than under MacPerl on early 1990s Macs.) Jul 4, 2021 at 10:00


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