Wed, 14 Nov 2001 09:55:01 -0500
LJK Software wrote:
> [log in to unmask] (Ada Marketing) wrote:
> >BTW, I tried to let the group know that the latest version of ObjectAda,
> >has been made available for free download. However this mailing list seems
> >overly pessimistic and rejects all messages with attachments.
> Well that's good, because my email clients don't deal with
> attachments, and I would hate to get less content from the
> list than others (or less than the originator thought they
> I am quite curious as to _why_ Aonix would attempt to use
> an attachment rather than straight text. While the Aonix
> web site had some sort of a fancy graphic logo the last time
> I looked, it added absolutely nothing to my compiler-buying
The only reason it was an attachment, was that it was a copy of an html file.
Thus attaching it seemed simpler.
I think restricting attachments, so that even ".txt" files can not be sent is
overly pessimistic. It is annoying to have to cut and past text files just to
send an e-mail, but I guess that's what I would have to do.
> And I am a paying customer. Or at least I _was_ -- I am
> not sure I got a renewal notice this year. I don't think
> of mail from Aonix to me as going anyplace where anthrax
> has been in the postal system. Eventually I will send
> them a letter, as purchasing stuff is not supposed to be
> done by email at our place.
Sure, but this product is free. Not a lot of purchasing signatures needed. :)