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RE: Large Attachments Posted to the List?

From: Tryggve Johannesson <tryggve.johannesson_at_atosorigin.com>
Date: 2004-05-28 10:23:31 CEST

On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 05:48, Kevin Williams wrote:
> Good question. What is the etiquette for this list? My hotmail account
> almost blew up!
> >From: Gary Affonso <glists@greywether.com>
> >To: <users@subversion.tigris.org>
> >Subject: Large Attachments Posted to the List? (was: "svnadmin create"core
> >dump)
> >Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 17:14:50 -0700
> >
> >I'm new to the list so I'm unclear on the etiquette that's preferred.
> >
> >Is it common for this list to have large attachments posted to it?
> >
> >If so I'll go reconfigure my email client to block attachments from the
> >list. Occasionally I retrieve email via modem and it's an big pain to
> >download 1mb attachments over a modem for list-messages I'm unlikely to
> >even
> >read.
> >
> >Luckily I'm not grabbing mail via modem today so no big thing. But I'd
> >like
> >to know for the future.
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >- Gary
> >
> >

I would say the general consensus on most mailing lists is:
"DO NOT EVER DO THAT!" or something like that.

There are a number of good reason for this, including saving bandwith
and mail server resources, being kind to the numerous people with modem
connections (esp if the minute rate is high), etc.

Just my $0.02

Tryggve Johannesson
Atos Origin
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Received on Fri May 28 10:28:27 2004

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