On 3/14/2012 4:46 PM, Russ Housley wrote:
Some suggestions have been made about the IETF mail lists.
There is a way for mailman to strip attachments and put them
in a place for downloading with a web browser. This would be
a significant change to current practice, so the community
needs to consider this potential policy change.
What do you think?
It is an entirely reasonable idea.
However has some very core operational problems that are being nicely listed by
others already. IMO, they are all real and serious. They decrease the flexible
usage styles of IETF mailing lists that is now possible.
Ultimately, as at least Ned noted, the major problem with the suggestion is that
is seeks to solve a problem that we don't have.
So concerning the proposal: -1