On Fri, 3 Aug 2001 email@example.com wrote: > The other option which springs to mind is that the router store the > attachment when the email is received, and substitute for a html link back > to cling.qu.se On discussion forums such as mailing lists and newsgroup, I prefer links to attachments for various reasons, including: - those who are not interested or are away from their e-mail for extensive periods don't risk exceeding their incoming mail quota - the load on the infrastructure is smaller (the mail gateways of all subscribers, the mailing list server and the mailing list archive) - there is less risk of technical problems: the sender can verify the appearance of the document before sending and re-sending anything, which is not so true for e-mail attachments Only if the mailing list server can be equipped with something that extracts attachments and replaces them with links, I can accept sending attachments. But I don't think that such a system could be made bullet-proof with the limited resources we have. I'd rather use those resources for developing something for the Commodore. As far as I know, there are free home page hosting services that you could use for storing documents you want to distribute to the cbm-hackers audience. One of the first ones was GeoCities. Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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