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Re: Message size limit

From: Robin Bannister
Subject: Re: Message size limit
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2023 22:40:20 +0100
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Jean Abou Samra wrote:
Le samedi 04 mars 2023 à 16:45 +0100, Robin Bannister a écrit :

Is there any specific advice for users taking screenshots?

Not sure I understand the question. Why would they differ from other kinds of 

If you are attaching a code file, you probably have some idea of its size, without checking. Maybe it involved your time and effort.

But screenshots are easy to create and their huge size may not be immediately obvious. A lot of LilyPond people might be thankful for friendly tips on coping with their oversize cases.

Especially inline ones: those get copied when quoted, cf 2021-09.

What are you referring to precisely? There are lots of messages in the list 
archives for September 2021.

The average mbox size is around 10MB; that one is 75MB.
This thread has .png of around 100KB, 8 instances original and 8 quoted.
This thread has one original .jpg instance of nearly 6MB (+ apology).
The 6 quoted instances bring this short thread up to ca. 40MB.


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