[squeak-dev] WG: Your message to Beginners awaits moderator approval

John-Reed Maffeo jrmaffeo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 14:57:15 UTC 2020

What is the use case for enabling large email messages on the Beginners
List? Is the list less effective because of the current limit? Are we
discussing images/content other than screen shots? Have any alternatives
been explored? I would like to see a rational argument for the proposal
before I decide if I support it.


On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 8:17 AM Thiede, Christoph <
Christoph.Thiede at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:

> Folks, it would be really nice if we could get rid of these annoying
> restrictions (see below). A few megabytes really shouldn't matter in
> 2020. It just feels ancient and antiquated ...
> Couldn't someone increase this limit up to, let's say, 500 MB or at least
> 50 MB? When someone uses a metered connection, most email clients offer an
> option to disable automatical attachment downloading ...
> Best,
> Christoph
> ------------------------------
> *Von:* Beginners <beginners-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org> im
> Auftrag von beginners-owner at lists.squeakfoundation.org <
> beginners-owner at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 16. Januar 2020 16:11 Uhr
> *An:* Thiede, Christoph
> *Betreff:* Your message to Beginners awaits moderator approval
> Your mail to 'Beginners' with the subject
>     AW: [Newbies] code to retrieve all method categories and methods
> under   a category
> Is being held until the list moderator can review it for approval.
> The reason it is being held:
>     Message body is too big: 1038818 bytes with a limit of 100 KB
> Either the message will get posted to the list, or you will receive
> notification of the moderator's decision.  If you would like to cancel
> this posting, please visit the following URL:
> ...

John-Reed Maffeo
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