Re: 55 minute download

From: Etienne Garbaux ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 09/01/04-10:01:10 PM Z
Message-id: <p05210603bd5c496482d3@[192.168.1.101]>

Gordon sagely wrote:

> I disagree with Sandy. Why should I force people to buy into services
> they don't need just because people can't follow directions?

> What if there were numerous image files sent everyday? What if people
> replied to messages with large image files and sent the image files
> back and forth.

The overhead in reply messages alone in which the reply-er forgot to delete
the attachment would sink the list.

> Are people willing to pay for the cost attachments would incur? I
> would assume not. The choices are:

> no attachments with free archiving
> attacments with a subscription fee and an advertising backed archive
> attachments and no archive.

If we are being invited to vote, here's mine: TEXT ONLY. NO HTML. NO
ATTACHMENTS.

Best regards,

etienne
Received on Wed Sep 1 22:01:36 2004

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