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DC


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PostPosted: Fri 30 Nov 2012, 05:52    Post_subject:  Email an ISO via gmail  

Hi,
I've just been reading about Google allowing 10gig file attachments with emails.

Then I thought does downloading a email with ISO attached differ from just downloading a ISO from a bandwidth point of view?

If you could have a link that repeat sends a email that's already in the email directory in the cloud.
i.e. send a email once then repeat sends just come from the email server.

benefit - no download server required, my email downloads faster than most servers
cons - relying on Google mail


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Barkin


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PostPosted: Fri 30 Nov 2012, 15:38    Post_subject:  

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One caveat, however, is that the new features are inexplicably compatible only with Gmail’s new compose functionality. So keep that in mind.
http://venturebeat.com/2012/11/27/gmail-increased-file-size-attachments-drive/

Alternatively you could just email anyone (even if they don't have Gmail) a link to your ISO file on a Google drive.

[ I think this in essence is what Google are doing , just internally.
They're not transmitting GBs of data attached to each email, just attaching a link to download that data ]
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PostPosted: Fri 30 Nov 2012, 16:47    Post_subject:  

E-Mail the Web via God.Universe ---> in the near future?

Google sucks!

Edit:

Can we "google" a Killer to kill Google?

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8-bit


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PostPosted: Fri 30 Nov 2012, 20:13    Post_subject:  

But how trusting are you to give your email address to someone for sending or receiving that ISO as an attachment?
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PostPosted: Sun 02 Dec 2012, 12:59    Post_subject:  

@8-bit

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But how trusting are you to give your email address to someone for sending or receiving that ISO as an attachment?


my_new_iso_email_address @ gmail.com?

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PostPosted: Mon 10 Dec 2012, 06:20    Post_subject: Re: Email an ISO via gmail  

DC wrote:
Hi,
I've just been reading about Google allowing 10gig file attachments with emails.

Then I thought does downloading a email with ISO attached differ from just downloading a ISO from a bandwidth point of view?


DC


You might want to read this white paper.

As Barkin mentioned, Google's offering is about providing a link to Google Drive, within Gmail, so I don't think it is much different from data file host or dropbox or other download storage sites.

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