Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Apr 2012 08:59 UTC
Internet & Networking I would honestly serve at the altar of the person that did this. Keep the debugging information, but for the love of god, make your email client do something pretty and useful with it.
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bitwelder
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2010-04-27


In the era of broadband... Mightn't it be time to change email so that id DOES handle large file transfers?

I'm sorry, but I personally refuse to use crappy cloud solution with separate applications, dodgy ToS, etc. to give somebody a file. Instead of trying to change people - which never works - change the product to adapt to the expectations of your users.

So if you want to send your 40MB attachment to your mailing list of friends, the network must bare the load of the 40MB times the number of mailed people. No thanks.
If you want to send files typical of a broadband era, you use tools from a broadband era, so clouds and whatsnot (and then you report the URL in your mail).

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

So if you want to send your 40MB attachment to your mailing list of friends, the network must bare the load of the 40MB times the number of mailed people. No thanks.


*sigh*

I don't think you understand what it means when I say "change email". I'm not saying "allow larger files to be sent". I'm thinking of complete rethink of how the technology works - heck, you could integrate smart P2P technology into the whole thing.

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Lame backtrack.

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