Complaint: large attachments (was Re: browser fonts )

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Wed Sep 13 02:02:26 UTC 2006

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 11:14:05 +1000
David Satchell <david at> wrote:

> > Please, *never* do this again. If you have screenshots, put them on a
> > server and link to them.
> > 
> > You have wasted the bandwidth and time of countless dialup users with your
> > thoughtlessness.
> > 
> Thoughtlessness? How about just not realising or not knowing better? I'm
> not making any assumptions about the original post that started this,
> nor am I attacking you Peter - but many users who come on here aren't
> going to know how to upload their screenshots to a server, or know why
> that is a good idea


Yes, fair comment, you're right. I guess it was a bit extreme - a knee jerk

You're quite right that it would be off-putting for a new user, and in
future I will try to explain how and why, rather than ranting :-)


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