[Ubuntu-l10n-eng] (no subject)
dan at viciouslime.co.uk
Fri Sep 1 22:19:30 BST 2006
On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 21:56 +0100, Dean Sas wrote:
> Dan Bishop wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 14:27 +0100, Ben Goodger wrote:
> >>On 01/09/06, Toby Smithe <toby.smithe at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 12:04 +0100, William Anderson wrote:
> >> > Sorry that I am acting as the mailing list nazi again, but
> >> why are you
> >> > embedding a 5 kilobyte GIF in your HTML mail? 13KB for 37
> >> bytes ... :)
> >> Use PNG!
> > It is png...
> > I will stop using it, but I don't understand why someone is making a
> > fuss about a 37k e-mail...? I've built 8052 computers that could handle
> > that, so just out of interest, what's the actual issue here?
> It's considered bad manners by many to send HTML email unless you know
> the recipients like it. Even Sabdfl got moaned at for sending HTML email
> to mailing lists.
> If everyone who sent me email put an extra 37k on each message it would
> add up to an extra 240MB or so storage I'd need this year. Also consider
> that your 37k needs to be sent out for each person on the mailing list,
> consider the volume of mail going through lists.ubuntu.com adding 37k to
> each mail will ultimately cost Canonical.
Thanks Dean, I understand now :D
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