Date: Tue Mar 20 18:18:37 2007

Author: Bernard Cleyet

Subject: Re: No Attachment Policy List

Post:
bc comments below

John Mocko wrote:

>Counter to the counter....and agreement with Vacek....
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>2A) I have 150 MB of storage for my work account but I use that storage
>for other more important things than emails full of unwanted attachments.
>Therefore at any given time only a limited amount of storage is available
>to absorb email traffic and unwanted attachments can over load it quickly.
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If the attachment is unwanted, I would think the e-mail was also
unwanted, so delete the e-mail and pouf, the attachment is gone.

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>3) Get off the Mac/PC argument and accept the fact that tap-l members use
>the computer resources that are allowed to them through work and by far
>the vast majority will be on PC's without a choice in the matter. Besides,
>the Mac is not immune to viruses as some might want to think so don't buy
>the hype.
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>

I see; a code of silence -- I have never heard of one, and I've been
using Macs since the II ci/cs. Macs are the standard where I worked.
(UCSC)

>5) .... Often the attachments sent across tap-l are specific
>to one person or a small number of people and yet everyone gets "spammed"
>by something they don't need.
>
And so are many of the posts.

>No thanks....post it
>
where?

>and let those
>interested go get it instead of attaching it and cluttering up everyone.
>
>6) Oh.....and as Vacek pointed out.....many times people have posted large
>files as attachments because they couldn't/didn't check the size of
>the file or recognize the size before uploading it (Kilobyte, Megabyte,
>Gigabyte....what the heck, it's all the same gibberish to me...).
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So the list's app. rejects the post. Very quickly they'll learn the
meaning of (for example) 80 kb. max.

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>John Mocko
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>On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Paul Nord wrote:
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>>counter:
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>>1. Stop using PINE to read email. Email is a great tool for all
>>sorts of communication.
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>>2. If your school is behind the times o
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