Rainbow Wolfe on Wed, 27 Jul 2005 05:02:40 -0500 (CDT)

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Re: [s-d] Re: [s-n] Rules Archive 93/11

Hmmm. Maybe that is a bit big.... I know when I was on dial up that I hated 
huge files in my mail box.

It was a suggestion. We'll see how everyone else feels. My main reason for 
suggesting it was so that we all had a backup copy of the rules should 
anything happen, again.

- Rainbow Wolfe*

On 7/27/05, Peter Cooper Jr. <pete+bnomic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Joel Uckelman <uckelman@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Thus spake pete+bnomic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> >> I've tried to send a copy of the rules, but it's over the 40K limit of
> >> the mailing list. So, here's a gzipped copy of them. Let's see if this
> >> copy makes it through.
> >
> > I can increase that limit if you'd like.
> Well, it says that it's being held for moderation, so if the moderator
> (whom I'm guessing is you) would release them in a timely manner, I'd
> be fine with that, too. But you probably have better things to do with
> your life, so maybe a slightly higher limit (75K? 100K?) would
> work. Possibly delegating someone (I guess me or Wonko) as a list
> admin could work too, although I completely understand if you don't
> want us mucking with your server.
> I guess the real question is whether people want messages that big
> going through the list. Perhaps we ought to really figure out what
> problem we're trying to solve here, too. Should I just keep a copy on
> a backup web server somewhere in case of primary web server
> catastrophe, or is an emailed rules copy something people really want
> so that they can read it in their email?
> Does this mailing list software have the concept of a file library
> where people can request a file through a request to the email server?
> I don't know if that's a good solution even if it's supported, but
> it's a thought.
> --
> Peter C.
> "Keyboard? How quaint!"
> -- Scotty, Star Trek IV
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