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- From: "Rzepa, Henry" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 08:35:13 +0100
>At 09:58 11/05/98 -0500, [an XML-DEV member] wrote:
>[... helpful message snipped ...]
>>Attachment Converted: "c:\eudora\attach\XMLparse.htm"
>It's not a good idea to attach things to XML-DEV postings - they take up
>bandwidth (costs me money) and eat up my disk space. Also they do terrible
>things to the hypermail. I don't know if this was the problem, but my
>browser went a horrid shade of turquoise on reading this message. (It
>didn't actually throw a Draconian error, but I think it came close).
Attachments (and v-cards) are normally bad form for lists. Majordomo
does handle the attachment, but Hypermail (ancient as it is) does not.
More modern combinations might make a better job, but I would not
recommend using this list to send attachments (not modem friendly for
If there is a real need to exchange such things, probably the easiest solution
is to mount your document on a server (ftp, http, etc) somewhere, and
just send the list the URL.
Dr Henry Rzepa, Dept. Chemistry, Imperial College, LONDON SW7 2AY;
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