[Dovecot] Not the server can do anything about it, but...

Stewart Dean sdean at bard.edu
Mon Aug 1 16:57:13 EEST 2005

WIBNI if the clients' message composition windows displayed the size of 
the prospective outgoing message as a color-coded BIG number...
<50K green
<200K yellow
<500K orange
 >1MB red
...or some such..

Idiot clueless users occasionally send inadvertantly huge messages...the 
problem is that there is currently no feedback loop (like this 
suggestion)....nobody would mail a 100 pound hardcopy 'quick' USPS note 
to Aunt Mildred, but they're often doing the equivalent in email.

If you bump into any client designers, give them the suggestion
Stewart Dean, Unix System Admin, Henderson Computer Resources
Center of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York  12504
sdean at bard.edu  voice: 845-758-7475, fax: 845-758-7035

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