Attachments (Was: TECHWRITER JOBS IN OVER 700 LOCATIONS!)

Subject: Attachments (Was: TECHWRITER JOBS IN OVER 700 LOCATIONS!)
From: Maynard Hogg <maynard -at- GOL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 10:24:04 +0900

Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM> wrote:

>> * This message contains the file 'TW.DOC', which has been
>> * uuencoded. If you are using Pegasus Mail, then you can use
>> * the browser's eXtract function to lift the original contents
>> * out to a file, otherwise you will have to extract the message
>> * and uudecode it manually.

>I don't believe the posting guidelines discuss file attachments or
>preferred formats, but I would suggest they be amended to state that
>attachments should

>1) be avoided unless absolutely necessary,

Good point, Stephen.

I would go one step further: Make them available by ftp! Since
everyone subscribing to this list has access to e-mail in one form or
another, they can always use an ftp-by-mail service if they don't have
a web browser or ftp client.

--
P.S. Pressure from work means that I have to take a vacation from
newsgroups and mailing lists until March 20. Please Cc: a copy of any
follow-up. I should get around to it within a week or so. <g>

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