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Re: [LUG] Fwd: UK 'misled' on broadband speeds


On 28/07/10 18:47, Mark Evans wrote:

Not just an Internet problem. Quite often at work we get people
emailing attachments then a few minutes later sending another
copy after spotting a mistake in the original version.
Whereas with the sensible alternative it wouldn't matter how
many errors needed correcting and wouldn't eat up several hundred
times the size of the file every time.

When I worked at the Royal Naval College they had a better method. Rather than attaching a 2MB Word document and sending it to everyone they would send out an e-mail (granted it was HTML, but smaller than attaching the Word doc) with a link to the file on the network server. Then if anyone wanted it they could go and get it themselves.


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