Re: attachments on xmca

From: Phil Chappell (
Date: Fri Feb 13 2004 - 01:22:24 PST

And also, it is a stubborn bugger and won't open for me, using Acrobat
or Mac Preview. THAT is agression, when someone says it has important
content that one can't get to!

On Feb 13, 2004, at 12:40 AM, Bill Barowy wrote:

> Let me suggest that to conserve bandwith ( a shared renewable resource
> on the
> internet) we consider the following. Instead of broadcasting large
> file
> attachments to everyone on xmca, we find a way to put them on a web
> server,
> where folks who are interested can download them when they have the
> resources
> (time, fast connection, hard drive space).
> The attachment that Eugene sent has important content, but the overuse
> of
> broadcasted large file attachments can be considered an instrumental
> aggression (however unintended) against those who have slower
> connections and
> older computers. IMHO It would be good, in a democratic online
> environment,
> to let message recipients have a choice.
> bb

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