[Mailman-Users] Re: [Mailman-Developers] Feature suggestion

Rupa Schomaker (list) rupa-list at rupa.com
Wed Nov 24 01:31:10 CET 1999

Adrian Eyre <a.eyre at optichrome.com> writes:

> > However, my idea is this.  What if there was some sort of mechanism in
> place
> > that stored the file in a different type of archive, and instead of
> mailing
> > the file, it included a link to click on to pick up the file instead.
> Good idea. Could it be generalised to allow all people on the
> mailing list to specify a maximum attachment size. All attachments
> below this are attached to the e-mail, and any larger are replaced
> with links. Or maybe as a total attachment size for each e-mail,
> rather than on an attachment by attachment basis.

very nice idea!

> There is of course the issue of how long to retain the attachment on
> the server for people to pick up later. Could do it on a maximum
> meggage basis, and remove the oldest ones when space is needed for
> new ones.

If you use an archiver then you wouldn't have to age things at all.
Just point to the URL for the archived version of the email...

Rupa (rupa at rupa.com for normal email)
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