Reminder Re: samba-technical mailing list restrictions/limitations

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Wed Sep 17 00:23:19 GMT 2008

Am Dienstag, den 16.09.2008, 23:12 +0000 schrieb simo:
> On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 00:41 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Hi John,
> > 
> > John wrote:
> > > I just want to give you all a heads-up that things are getting a little 
> > > out-of-hand.  I just cleared a bunch of emails that are over 128MB in size.  
> >                                                                ^^^
> > I think you mean 128kb there; that doesn't seem like very much these
> > days and I often have patches that just cross that maximum. Could this
> > limit perhaps be extended to 250k ?
> To be honest some people get mail still via modems (or smartphones on
> slow GPRS networks) today, and 128k are still quite long to get.
Is that really a problem? The alternative is to send the patch in
multiple parts as also happens often o the list, resulting in even more
traffic. Most POP3/IMAP clients also support not fetching large emails.


Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> -
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