Are .ems attachments necessary?

Chris Fox dissectingtable at
Fri Feb 6 15:47:38 CET 2004

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rhkelly wrote:

| W. D. wrote:
|> I just joined this group a few days ago, and am finding
|> that some of the email messages are contained in .ems
|> attachments.  I don't understand why this is necessary.
|> Can't the text be put in the body of email?
|> Can anyone explain why these .ems attachments are required?
| They are not. They are here to demonstrate that some folks
| do not understand that mailing lists and news-group posting
| *shuold not* have any attachments, unless it is explicitly
| in the charter of the list or the newsgroup. Perhaps we could
| all prevaill on the list owner to bounce such submissions.

Better yet, let's put them in jail!  Or before a military tribunal!  How
about we just EXECUTE THEM!

At least in the Cultural Revolution they didn't wave RFCs in the air.
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