[R] May I send a zip attachment to a post?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Oct 22 12:10:04 CEST 2013

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 10:51 PM, David Winsemius
<dwinsemius at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Oct 21, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Hurr wrote:
>> May I send a .zip file attached to a post?
> No.

 That's not explicit from the posting guide:

"No binary attachments except for PS, PDF, and some image and archive formats "

 you have to click through to the General Instructions to see:

"Furthermore, most binary e-mail attachments are not accepted, i.e.,
they are removed from the posting completely. As an exception, we
allow application/pdf, application/postscript, and image/png (and
x-tar and gzip on R-devel)."

Maybe the posting guide should be more explicit - not that anyone reads it...


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