| Sat 97-10-11 "Mike A. Harris"
| bandwidth wasting file attachments to mailing lists from users
| that use such software.
Carefull...Talking about bandwidth nowadays is asking for trouble and
produces a big counter threat in almost all usenet groups (especially if
somebody attacks against MIME cruft). The truth is that
the bandwith is no more the trouble, fiber cables are constantly
added between servers and core links in the nations.
| I'm tired of receiving the following from mailing lists:
That's basicly the MUA problem. Your MUA should be something that can
handle the displaying for you. Put pressure on your MUA developer,
because we're heading forward and we don't stay forever on the old
| 2) Cryptographic signatures
PGP is crucial and desired and every MUA should support it.
People should learn using PGP instead of saying "hey, I'm not interested
the privacy of my mail". I do understand your reason though, that's
why I have been taking part to developing the X-Pgp-signed proposed standard.
See This message, which is X-pgp signed as well as
| I'm sure that it's been asked before how to remove all such
| garbage, so could someone please point me to some URL's or FAQ's,
Other's have already given you procmail receipes. I just wanted to
express that the this issue is not so black or white.