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From: pauls at utdallas.edu (Paul Schmehl)
Subject: FD should block attachments 

--On Friday, April 02, 2004 01:27:19 PM -0500 Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu wrote:
>
> 1) Upload the file to a webserver (which Joe User often doesn't have)
> 2) Set permissions on the file so only the recipients can get it.
> 3) Figure out the resulting URL for inclusion in the mail.
> 4) Deal with removing the file after a week or so.
> 5) All the *other* cruft involved in that whole process.
>
> In general, *not* something your Aunt Tillie can deal with.

What do you want to bet that the people who actually have something 
*useful* to send to the list have websites they can put it on or ftp sites 
and can provide the url to those who want to obtain the sample?

Paul Schmehl (pauls@...allas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
http://www.utdallas.edu


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