Roland Turner (email@example.com)
Thu, 25 Jul 1996 14:29:12 +1000
>At 07:38 PM 7/23/96 +1000, Christian Kent wrote:
>>On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Cam Dorrington wrote:
>>> I think it is about time that everyone was reminded once again
>>> that it is not acceptabe to have large mail boxes.
>>How large is large?
>More than, say, 300Kb. (Currently you have around 430Kb).
>The idea is that you not leave your email in your inbox. Shift it to some
>other folder. If you don't, pine/elm leaves it in your inbox, which is on
>the shared mailspool.
>>The only reason I've kept my mail on ftoomsh (or wherever in progsoc) is
>>that I haven't yet worked out how to have a second mailbox via PPP and
>>netscape and download it all like I do with my SoCS mail...
>I think that someone else has already pointed out that you can simply
>arrange for your ftoomsh mail to be forwarded to, say, your SoCS account.
>(Who didn't read his TFM then, hmm?)
>>It's not like I request/send binaries or anything.
>Nonetheless, you (any many others!) have quite a large inbox.
>>How bad is the situation with space for WWW access? Surely there must be
>>enough MB to go round?
>Ahh, I don't follow. WWW access takes no space (apart from logs, which are
>managed seperately.) Individual home pages are kept in user home directories
>(~/public_html) and included in your disk space utilisation. Your email
>inbox is NOT in your home directory, it's in a shared space called the mail
> - Raz
>"It often upsets a man's God fantasies to have (Misquoted? from )
>someone shoot down one of his helicopters." (Ben Elton's "Stark" )
"It often upsets a man's God fantasies to have (Misquoted? from )
someone shoot down one of his helicopters." (Ben Elton's "Stark" )