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   Re: LISTRIVIA (Re: XML parser in C++)

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  • From: "Rzepa, Henry" <h.rzepa@ic.ac.uk>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • 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;
mailto:rzepa@ic.ac.uk; Tel  (44) 171 594 5774; Fax: (44) 171 594 5804.
URL: http://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/rzepa/ 

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