RE: AOL? Was RE: You wrote WHAT?!? - OT, but what isn't today?

Subject: RE: AOL? Was RE: You wrote WHAT?!? - OT, but what isn't today?
From: KMcLauchlan -at- chrysalis-its -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 14:31:42 -0500

Well, the TW perspective (loosely) on that one is
that I have been asked to forward my docs to customers
in the past -- both finished/released docs that some
poor integrator needed, on-site, and alpha docs that
a partner company was to vet or criticize -- and
have run into firewall grief. Whether the docs-as-
attachments were rejected for filesize, content, smell,
or whatever, our backup plan was usually to just place
the offending file on our ftp server, e-mail the
address to the interested party, and tell them that
they were on their own to retrieve the material.

At least one company used that as their final-straw
excuse to dump AOL and get a real internet provider. :-)

Er... don't some mailing lists bounce e-mail that
contains the word "AOL"? :-) :-)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com [mailto:kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 2:05 PM

> You'd be amazed the number of million-dollar-plus proposals
> I've submitted
> to companies with AOL addresses. The mind does indeed boggle.
> And try sending 10 MB worth of files through AOL's tightly-puckered
> firewall. Big fun.

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