[R] Not attaching zip files to postings.. {was "dudi.pcabehaviour..."}

Henrik Bengtsson hb at maths.lth.se
Mon Aug 2 11:27:56 CEST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Martin Maechler
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 10:05 AM
> To: Sebastien Durand
> Cc: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] Not attaching zip files to postings.. {was 
> "dudi.pcabehaviour..."}
> >>>>> "Sebastien" == Sebastien Durand <sebastien.durand at umontreal.ca>
> >>>>>     on Sat, 31 Jul 2004 16:57:07 -0400 writes:
>     Sebastien> Hello,
>     Sebastien> I not have attached in this e-mail the zipped 
>     Sebastien> list of matrices I am using because it has 1 meg 
>     Sebastien> once zipped and anyway we cannot send attached 
>     Sebastien> files on r-help mailling list.
> yes, some (few) you can, but definitely not zip files -- 
> AFAIK nowadays most viruses come as *.zip ...
> The posting guide (below) tells you what to do instead of 
> attaching them.

It's not fun to receieve 1 MB files via a 56k modem (as I am sometimes
forced to use). Although not in the posting guide, I would appreciate if
that big attachements could be posted on a webpage with a URL to in the
message, if possible. Is this a good suggestion? Of course, such files will
be lost in the mail archives as time goes by.
> Regards,
> Martin

Best wishes

Henrik Bengtsson

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