[sdiy-market] [ADMIN] Max message size

Ben Stuyts ben at stuyts.nl
Wed Jun 16 23:36:22 CEST 2021

Ok, thanks everybody for your opinion. This is not up for further discussion please.


> On 16 Jun 2021, at 23:23, Anthony Carrico <acarrico at memebeam.org> wrote:
> On 6/16/21 4:09 PM, cheater cheater via Marketplace wrote:
>> a lot of people like to keep archives of mailing lists. Even at a few
>> gigabytes of space on something like gmail, a list with photo
>> attachments will easily fill that up. Getting more space means going
>> into a recurring contract with Google.
>> Why send pictures to the list if there are better ways of sharing
>> photos, like imgur or flickr?
> Really? You want people to splinter their messages and join random
> services just because you are using a tiny space at Google to host your
> digital life? Anyway, is it worth calling it an "archive" if it doesn't
> include the actual message data? I have decades of email, including
> mailing lists, and I've never even thought about the space.
> I recommend that you consider owning (or renting) your own media for
> your data requirements rather than counting on "free" services, which
> are never free, reliable, or secure over the long term. If you are
> worried about accessing your email archive from a particular memory
> constrained device, just host it on an imap server where any email
> client should be able to access it.
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