Attachments to b-aus messages

To: John Penhallurick <>
Subject: Attachments to b-aus messages
From: Tony Russell <>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 19:11:20 +1000
Good idea John, and how about all those useless v card vcf attachments that
come automatically from so many people - they are just a nuisance which
could, as you suggest, be carrying all sorts of bugs.

At 10:31  14/02/00 +1100, you wrote:
>Could I ask that people sending general messages to birding-aus not include
>attachments.  Attachments, of course, are a way of spreading viruses.
>If you've got some document that you can't paste into your email, then I
>suggest that rather than sending the document to everyone, you let people
>know that if they want the document, they can request you to send it to
>them individually.
>Russell, is there any way you can automatically prevent attachments being
>distributed in birding-aus emails? 
>John Penhallurick
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