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Re: Possible solution? (e-mail parcel vs. FTP)
From: Sabri Berisha <sabri () bit nl>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 11:39:45 +0200 (CEST)


On Fri, 25 May 2001, E.B. Dreger wrote:

Hi,

Methinks that it's proxy time.  Why not hack the popular MTAs so that they
take attachments, spool them in a Web-accessible directory, then modify
the message.

I've given some thinking to this subject, however I thought of the
following objections:

- users do no longer have it under control (ie don't have the choice to
  mail/put on web) anymore;
- confidential information *could* be stored unwantingly lang online

on the other side, it might be a good solution to give the cluefull users
a choice: ie with an extra header:

X-No-Attachment-Stealing: yes

or something like that.

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