[ECOS] 20M e-mail message from the list

Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
Wed May 15 09:49:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 10:35:05AM -0600, Gary Thomas wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-05-15 at 10:21, Grant Edwards wrote:
> > On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 10:46:27AM -0500, Grant Edwards wrote:
> > 
> > > Would it be possible to configure the list server so that it
> > > doesn't send out 20MB messages?   It's taking me most of the
> > > morning to recover from that last one.
> > 
> > Hmm, it appears that the 20MB message to which I refer may have
> > been sent some time ago.  It got stuck in the pipe at my ISP
> > for a while and finally ended up in my mailbox today (causing
> > all sorts of problems).
> Can you tell when it was sent?  I don't have any such mail in
> any of my records (and I keep *everything*).

It's this one:


There was a suitable amount of teeth gnashing at the time, but
I had forgotten all about it.

The message had been sitting on a siding at my ISP for a year,
and then showed up yesterday afternoon and really tossed a
stick into my spokes.  It took me a while to figure out it was
an old message.

Grant Edwards

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