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Re: attachments

I disagree. Attachments are an annoyance. I log on remotely to
a Linux machine via a terminal app and attachments invariably
cannot be read easily. Also, most attachments can be rendered
just as easily in text, avoiding the extra steps.

Jim Beauchamp
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois USA

Original message:
>From: Fred Herzfeld <herzfeld@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Date:         Wed, 22 Jun 2005 12:49:10 -0400
>To: AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject:      Re: attachments
>Hi Kevin Austin and list,
>I have never had any problems with attachments. Some attachments like
>the papers distributed by David Janiger on the MARMAR list open by them
>selves if you click on the attachment, others must first be saved to
>your computer and then opened with Adobe PDF Reader (free). But please
>do not tell this list or any other not to send or receive attachments.
>The file you obviously could not open was in fact easily opened by
>saving to memory and then opening with the Adobe Reader.
>Fred Herzfeld, MIT '54
>78 Glynn Marsh Drive #59
>Brunswick, Ga.31525