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DPRG: please dont send file attachments to the list

Subject: DPRG: please dont send file attachments to the list
From: Dan Miner miner at centtech.com
Date: Mon Aug 16 15:21:20 CDT 1999

There were no attachments.  Just a long message describing
how to get the Ming modules to work.  But I suppose no one
on the list cares about Ming modules, right.  ;-)

I'll resend and send directly to Jim also.

				- Dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Brown [mailto:brownjim at airmail.net]
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 1999 2:25 PM
> To: dprglist at dprg.org
> Subject: DPRG: please dont send file attachments to the list
> 
> 
> 
> >This bounce from last night was mine...
> >
> >Is there an upper limit on size before it bounces?  
> >I am long winded.  :-)
> >
> >If the note really got lost, I have another copy I can resend.
> 
> 
> Yep.  There is a 40k size limit.  Basically, don't send attachments.
> If you want to send an image, post it to your web page and then
> email the URL to the list.  The problem with sending attachments 
> to the list is that there are several hundred subscribers.  If you
> send a 100k attachment, the list server has to resend that file to
> all of the hundreds of subscribers.  It's like passing a gall stone
> and it bogs down the server for a long time.  :(  Not to mention
> that many subscriber don't like getting attachments.
> 
> Anyway, I didn't see the message you're talking about.  :(
> 
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