Re: META: Attachments

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 00:15:25 MDT

>From: Eugene Leitl <>

>On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Zero Powers wrote:
> > I can relate. But if you've got a file you want/need to pass on, what
> > do you suggest? The post office?
>There is this newfangled thingy called the web, and these means to address
>the documents via these strange novel concepts like an URL.
>So, instead of attaching a large binary blob, you post a pointer to a
>large binary blob, in plain ASCII.

Oh, I get it! If I want to send you, say, a MS Word document, rather than
simply email it to you, I should set up a web site, post it there and then
email you the link?

Personally I'd rather snail mail it. But to each his own.


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