[OS X TeX] Why this .ps file can not be viewed?

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 00:39:53 CET 2010

On Mar 15, 2010, at 6:59 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Mar 15, 2010, at 4:49 PM, Maxwell, Adam R wrote:
>> On 03/15/10 14:29, "Gary L. Gray" <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:
>>> On Mar 15, 2010, at 5:25 PM, Ross Moore wrote:
>>>> what makes you think that it is sensible to include an image which
>>>> you know is bad, within an email message ?
>>>> You should place it on a website and post the URL to it.
>>>> This way anyone who is interested in trying to help you can get it,
>>>> with all safety measures in place. Furthermore, you do not  
>>>> interfere
>>>> with the email software of those who have no interest at all.
>>>> If this situation is not already covered by the "etiquette" rules,
>>>> as linked-to below, then it certainly should be.
>>> I will add something regarding attachments (especially those of  
>>> questionable
>>> nature), though I fear no one actually reads it.
>> I think you're right :).  How about just reverting to your old  
>> policy of
>> blocking attachments entirely?  I don't like attachments to  
>> mailing list on
>> principle, and I get a message from our e-mail admins every time  
>> someone
>> sends a zip attachment, since they're blocked here.
>> Gary, I'm copying you directly since my messages to the list seem  
>> to take
>> hours to show up.
> Howdy,
> Sigh... Sounds like an extreme measure to me. I've mostly been  
> happy with attachments if they are real demonstrations of a  
> problem. I guess blocking all zipped attachments seems draconian to  
> me too. Zipping a file that might get misinterpreted by mail  
> application always seemed a smart thing to do.

I fully agree with Schulz.


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