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Re: MIME v. TEXT



Hola Jeff:
I do agree with you
73
Ignacio

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From: "W8JSA" <w8jsa@exis.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 6:52 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] MIME v. TEXT


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>
> To all concerned,
> I've spent quite sometime in the Caribbean on business and found that very
> close to all ISP in the area charge a per byte rate for access. I don't
know
> how ANS in MIME format compares with it in text. The situation is the same
in
> Africa. I don't see many members in either place having much need to be
able
> to have links available. We also have many hams who have eMail access via
a
> text-only service such as Juno.  I have in the past taken the bulletins
and
> posted them on my packet server. I had planned on starting that service
again
> the end of this month. MIME doesn't do well on the RF side of the house.
> There're many sea going ham's that subscribe to various eMail services
that
> aren't able to handle or won't handle MIME messages or attachments.
>
> My personal view is that I see it as another step away from RF and towards
the
> Internet that we all tell ourselves that is hurting Amateur Radio.
>
> - --
> 73 de Jeff
> Chesapeake VA
> 36.45'42.70"N 076.15'02.33"W
> UTM 388444E 18 4069242N WGS84
> FM16us
>
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