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Subject: Re: Purpose of digests ?
From: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk @ unpc . queernet . org>
Date: Mon, 15 May 1995 15:13:47 -0700
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Your message of Mon, 15 May 1995 14:52:01 -0500. <m0sB6BN-000FGCC @ gagme . wwa . com>

> Fourth, on systems that charge for receiving email by the byte count of the
> incoming letter, invariably there is a block size, and you pay for whole
> blocks, the final fractional block of the letter costing you the same as
> a whole one.  For such subscribers, digests are a godsend because fewer
> fractions are wasted.

On the other hand, they make it impossible to sort or filter by topic, 
poster or thread.
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