On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 02:23 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 16.09.2008, 23:12 +0000 schrieb simo:
> > On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 00:41 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > > Hi John,
> > >
> > > John wrote:
> > > > I just want to give you all a heads-up that things are getting a little
> > > > out-of-hand. I just cleared a bunch of emails that are over 128MB in
> > > > size.
> > > ^^^
> > > I think you mean 128kb there; that doesn't seem like very much these
> > > days and I often have patches that just cross that maximum. Could this
> > > limit perhaps be extended to 250k ?
> > To be honest some people get mail still via modems (or smartphones on
> > slow GPRS networks) today, and 128k are still quite long to get.
> Is that really a problem? The alternative is to send the patch in
> multiple parts as also happens often o the list, resulting in even more
> traffic. Most POP3/IMAP clients also support not fetching large emails.
not sure, but it used to be a problem for me when I ued a modem on
vacations, although it's become more and more rare and indeed imap
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