[Oeva-list] Administrivia: Message size query

Dan Anolik spot at flashdog.com
Tue Oct 28 21:35:09 PDT 2008

I agree with those guidelines. Even though I have a broadband  
connection, I prefer keeping mailing list content simple, and using  
URLs to large attachments.

and that's my humble opinion,

On Oct 28, 2008, at 1:02 AM, Alan Batie wrote:

> I little bit of administrivia: I've been letting a few larger  
> messages through that seemed relevant, but the biofuel film message  
> was borderline.  I went ahead and allowed it because most of the  
> relevant information was actually in the image, though it's  
> uncertain if any of us would actually be able to attend.  These  
> sorts of things are usually more flexible than they let on though.
> Anyway, I thought I'd get some guidance from the group on message  
> size; the list default is 40k, this particular message was 200k.   
> I'm inclined to put 100k as the list setting given modern  
> realities.  Anything bigger should still be sent as a link to the  
> web site instead in most cases, IMHO, but would like to see what  
> people think...
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