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RE: REB: unknown bicolor again

  • Subject: RE: [iris-photos] REB: unknown bicolor again
  • From: "Char Holte" cholte@wi.rr.com
  • Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2005 09:20:44 -0600
  • Thread-index: AcXi5LjA5iI7a3BMSpaPJ2PoHcA6twAANwPg

Isn't it just easier to send the picture if someone wants it directly?

From: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com [mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Catherine Button
Sent: Sunday, November 06, 2005 9:14 AM
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] REB: unknown bicolor again


I think Dana was referring to the often sited restriction of this photos list. While I TOTALLY agree with you and wish all the photos were large enough to actually see, it is meant to be kind to the folks who only have low speed internet access.

Although you do give me an idea. It seems a shame to punish what is likely more than half the members of this list to make all the photos shrunken (as well as the extra time to do so). Why not a solution that works for everyone? We have the technology! Why couldn't the list be like one of the photo sites where folks send all their photos there and a notice with a thumbnail (larger than most thumbnails but still just a few bytes) goes out to all. Then those who choose to can click on the thumbnail and view (or download) the big pic...

That might not be the only solution either. But if we have 670 list members, maybe the first thing that should be done is to find out just what percentage don't have hi-speed connections. Maybe the simplest solution would be to increase the minimum size to something a little bit more visible!

Since this list is still on yahoo, they have the capacity to do an automated poll even. We could poll everyone and suggest a couple of new size limitations - I would suggest 200k limit per email, so if you choose to attach  more than one, you still don't go way overboard.

Any other ideas? Opinions?

On 11/6/05, KEITH MINEO <kmineo@pacbell.net> wrote:
Just down load,  PHOTODEX. COM AND    http://www.photodex.com/ get their photo library program for 19.99, called COMPUPIC
. IT is great. Once loaded and installed. Right click on a photo , save it and it automaticallly resizes it for you. I like that large photos so i can see them . Thanks David for leaving them large... Dana, you will be glad you did get the program.
----- Original Message -----
From: Dana Brown
Sent: Sunday, November 06, 2005 5:19 AM
Subject: RE: [iris-photos] REB: unknown bicolor again


            I hate to be picky but your pictures are huge and take a lonnnng time to download on my dial up email.  They are beautiful and I love seeing them but please, compress them down to about 50 kb.







Dana Brown

AIS Region 17 RVP

Director ASI, TBIS


Malevil Iris Gardens

Lubbock , TX

Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset


From: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com [mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of David Ferguson
Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2005 10:06 PM
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [iris-photos] REB: unknown bicolor again




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