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Old 10-10-2009, 01:27 PM
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Cool Windows Explorer Send To Mail Recipient image resizer

Raymond Chen of Microsoft fame has answered my rant about image resizer dialog which appears when you select Send To Mail Recipient from 3 years ago with some pretty lame excuses.

What do you think? Feel free to chime in either here or over there.
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Old 10-10-2009, 02:10 PM
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You have good points in your "rant", levicki, and Chen's response I found condesending.

First, most people I email, and I suspect most people on the planet, have a rather small message size limit. Most people I email can't receive anything over 4 to 8 MB. Rather annoying when I need to email drawing files, but that's life.

Second, Chen is using an "ad absurdum" argument. Anyone who sends 1,000 anything, much less pictures in a single email is abusing email. His argument is ridiculous.

Just because Microsoft employees have the social skills of neaderthals, doesn't mean the rest of us do. I also thought he of all people was off base commenting on your social skills.

Microsoft employees need to learn that just because something is possible to do, doesn't mean it's a good idea to do. Stop trying to rape the Internet and people's computers on a daily basis, Microsoft, and you might earn some respect.
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Old 10-11-2009, 01:23 PM
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The MS guy is an idiot. The solution is quite easy, put in a user accessible setting to chose behavior. Done. But MS is almost as bad as Apple there, "You do it our way, because we know best". At least this idiot didn't point out that sharepoint server would make everything run better, I think all MS external communications need to include that now.

Seriously though, this is why open source is better. If you don't like it, you can change it, or at least submit the change. Our way or the highway isn't all that good of a sales tool.

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Old 10-11-2009, 04:53 PM
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He seems to be defensive about it as if he wrote the feature personally.
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