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Subject:Re: Graphics too large for a floppy From:Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 7 Jan 1997 10:37:15 -0600
Thiessen, Christopher E wrote:
> While I can applaud the inventiveness of your suggestion of using the
> Internet (and the TECHWR-L server) as a handy transfer medium for 1.4+MB
> files, I can image Eric immediately blanching at the idea. With 2300+ folks
> sending at least 40 messages at day (see Eric's article in the 4Q96
> Technical Communications), even a small volume of very large files could
> slow the server to a crawl. Opt for the personal SyQuest or Iomega
> solutions, instead, please.
How will emailing a file to a colleague have any impact whatever on Eric
or the list...or the price of tea in China for that matter?
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