lars.rasmussen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 11:46:38 MDT 2007
On 3/26/07, Doran L. Barton <fozz at iodynamics.com> wrote:
> Not long ago, Stuart Jansen proclaimed...
> > On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 11:19 -0600, Doran L. Barton wrote:
> > > Whatever you do, don't post images as attachments to list e-mail.
> > I'm curious: why? I can see the objection if the files were large, and
> > it is wasteful, but it doesn't seem to merit a "Please don't do that
> > again... ever."
> Even relatively small attachments add up when you consider how many list
> subscribers there are. If a message with an image attached is 10X the size
> of the average plain-text message, that's a LOT more data for the server
> (and the network its on) to deal with.
> It's just a rule of thumb. Netiquette. I'm not the list administrator. Just
> making a plea on behalf of the list as a whole.
> And, no, Wade, we shouldn't depend on the list administrator to take
> responsibility for our poor judgement. No more than we should depend on our
> government to step in when we make poor choices in life. Personal
> responsibility! Blah blah blah.
How about, "Thank you Wade, for getting those logos so quickly." ?
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