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19 Apr 2021

Microblog posting from 19 Apr 2021 at 09:35:17 +01:00.

Filed under “why we can’t have nice things.” I sent myself a one line, plain text email message: 19 bytes of “ham”. MTAs added 1,420 bytes of “ham headers” (to, from, date, received, etc.) and 4,992 bytes of headers attempting to detect spam. >75% of the message.