> Ahh, but now you assume that this will cause problems for the recipient.
> And you assume the recipient would not have downloaded the file otherwise.
>> In this time and age where more and more have unmetered broadband
This is a terrible argument. You're saying that it's okay to waste
resources because we have the ability to?
> Even mail to a modem user will often not be a problem if the modem user
> expects the large email.
Yes, but the thing is that a lot fo the time they don't. It's not an
opt-in file transfer. Surely you can see how this is bad?
> I am sure that I will not agree with those lucky people that have not had
> to support novice users.
I've had to support novice users for several years. In fact, I've had
to support extremely non-novice engineers that were adamant that we
send out 12MB software patches as attachments to customers, for the
simple reason that they were a muppet.
I never cease to be surprised at people's complacency at extreme
resource wastage, and willingness to give in to people who are
unwilling to do things properly.
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