[TAG] 2c tip. Stopping an email transmission in kmail
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Mon May 17 22:19:16 MSD 2004
On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 12:28:56PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> > you just forgot to add an attachment.
> [chuckle] That's an "advantage" of a slow connection, I suppose - I can
> usually yank the USB-to-cell-phone connector out of its socket before
> SMTP completes. Crude, I know... but it's stopped a couple of
> 'OHSHITIDIDNTWANTTOSEND*THAT**THERE!*' transactions.
Submitted for your approval:
Mail programs should have a built in delay, programmable and
overridable by the user in a hidden config panel somewhere, whereby
outgoing mail looks like it's starting to send, but doesn't actually do
it for a bit.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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