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Subject: message size limits
From: tower @ prep . ai . mit . edu (Leonard H. Tower Jr.)
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Date: Sun, 9 Mar 1997 14:44:22 -0500
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   From: Todd Day <>
   Date: Sat, 8 Mar 1997 18:22:17 -0800

   Juno doesn't allow e-mail over 61k.

Message size limits aren't a feature just of Juno.

There are sites, mostly outside the US that limit mail to 25k.

50k seems to be common these days.

I would set up 2 digest lists.  One with your current policy, and one
that did a digest every 25k or 50k.

best -len

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