Avatar Plugin request

Really loving the avatar plugin, but would love the following developements or if anyone knows what code to change, i'd appreciate it.

1. When the avatar plugin is used in bbpress the picture automatically links to the user's blog, great. Is it possible to include this link on normal wordpress/blog posts. If this was the case i'm sure people would comment more to advertise there own blog.

2. Currently the plugin squashes the photo into a square (alternative upload) no matter what shape or size. is it possible to crop with proper dimensions (like user photo plugin for normal wordpress). I know there is a the crop upload but my users aren't that computer literate.

Thanks for reading, would appreciate some feedback.