RE: [Full-Disclosure] Re: [FD] FD should block attachments
From: Mike Smith (mike_at_sane.com)
To: "Luke Norman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com> Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2004 19:36:50 -0400
>>am i missing something here?
>> because i realy do not see the issue.
>Yes, you are
>As far as I can see from the numerous postings on the list, the issue
>isn't really recieving virii or anything else, it's the wasted
>time/bandwidth etc etc that comes from attatchments, and the costs that
>places on users who pay by the minute or by the megabyte. I personally
>don't think attatchments should be stopped, but I believe that's the
>argument for their filtering?
Having followed this list for the previous year, I can not say
that any and all possible attachments waste any more time than some of
the conversations that take place. It gets ridiculous... For me, it's
down to about 1 of every 10 threads and 1 of every 25 posts that holds
any interest of useful information... Those are approaching my unusable
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