Re: compressing circle files, etc.

From: VampLestat (
Date: 09/07/94

On Wed, 7 Sep 1994, Mr. Wizard wrote:

> to ftp 4.5 megs?  I've ftped some really large files (I'm sure I've done 
> over 4.5 megs at one time), and its never taken nearly that long.

depends on the speed of a connection... if its a ppp connection on a 9600 
baud modem, well ... 

> > mail to send the .tar.Z? or should I just try to compress again, assuming
> > I did something wrong?
> Sure you can mail it.  Just do: 
> mail [address of person] < [filename]

Your sysadmin's gonna love that one.  Mailing a 4.5 meg BINARY file.  
Good way to clogup/kill a mail system.

And now back to our regularly schedualed mud discussion ... 

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