Stealth Blocking

Dan Hollis goemon at
Fri May 25 18:04:34 UTC 2001

On Fri, 25 May 2001, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> I'd completely agree with you for, say, a mailing list; but we're talking
> about person A wants the file, person B has the file.  Why should either
> one of them jump through hoops?  More importantly, why do you give a shit
> how they choose to transfer files to each other?

Because the customer is the one who ends up calling tech support because
their email client exploded while trying to download a 400mb attachment.

SMTP does not mean "bulk binary file transfer protocol".


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