>>W. Watson wrote:
>>>I've found that my SM mailer will not accept anything over 10M[...]
>>>However, I've recently gotten 18M wmv files from others.
>>>I guess it's all about one's ISP?
>>>

Martin Feitag wrote:
>yes this ist an ISP limit. Nevertheless, keep in mind that
>FTP was invented for large file-transfers, not email.
>

....because in order for a protocol (email)
that was designed as TEXT-ONLY
to transmit that non-text crap, it has to ENCODE it
--which adds an ADDITIONAL 33 percent to its bulk.

>People should stop mailing big files
>but rather upload them somewhere and email a link to the destination.
>

Amen.