[Oeva-list] Administrivia: Message size query

Tony McCormick tony at notebene.net
Tue Oct 28 22:00:52 PDT 2008

I prefer a small size, simple email for lists.  Links to material on the 
web are more than sufficient.

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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