Complaint: large attachments (was Re: browser fonts )

Alexander Skwar listen at
Mon Sep 11 05:23:44 UTC 2006

· Gabriel M Dragffy <dragffy at>:

> apart from anything else a lot of people don't have mailboxes that will
> accept over 1MB. 

Actually, that's not true - at least not in the business world. Servers
from large companies easily accept upto 100M, while most accept about 20M.

And those large freemail services (gmail, gmx,, yahoo, ...) also
accept more than 1 MB.

> Peter: Just as a counter-measure depending on your client, I think most
> you can configure not to download email messages/attachments over a
> specified size.

I cannot.

Alexander Skwar
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