[time-nuts] Time-nuts question on message size??? 119KB vs 165KB

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 14:58:13 EDT 2014


Thanks Hal
Yes I sent the same email to my business account and could see it was 148KB.
Gmail does not give you email size "cause they sell storage". So they make
it hard to manage your folders and the sizes. I did use thunderbird for a
bit and may need to go back to that. It did however tend to clear stuff out
I did not want deleted.
Need to re-explore it.
Regards
Paul.


On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

>
> paulswedb at gmail.com said:
> > Trying to keep the message and attachements below the 128KB limit. I
> send a
> > 119KB message and it gets held as a 165KB message. Can someone help me to
> > understand the difference please?
>
> My guess would be base64 encoding?  For binary files, you only get 6 bits
> per
> (text) byte rather than all 8.
>
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