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    Re: Attachments on Nav-L list
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2005 Aug 28, 15:53 -0400

    On Aug 28, 2005, at 7:34 AM, Marcel E. Tschudin wrote:
    > Frank, you wrote
    >> Bah. Attachments are no big deal.
    > This might be true for some members of the list like you and me. There
    > are
    > however other members not connected via ADSL. All those have to wait
    > for a
    > certain time until the mail with the attachement is downloaded and -
    > if not
    > interested in the subject - before being able to delete it.
    I have sent a few attachments and have not received any complaints.
    Usually they have been jpgs set to render within the text, rather than
    pdf or Microsoft Word docs that have to be opened separately.  They key
    to the lack of complaints regarding my attachments (aside from nobody
    being interested to read them in the first place!) may be that they
    were small, on the order of 10-20 kilobytes, and thus not an undue
    strain on dialup connections or older computers.

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