[THIN] Re: Fwd: FW: GMail Drive shell extension

Sorry, I have not read the whole thread, 
Has anyone determined how secure this is?


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Behalf Of Greg Reese
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 10:20 AM
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Subject: [THIN] Re: Fwd: FW: GMail Drive shell extension


I think gmail imits you to slightly less than 10MB per attachment and I
think there is a 40 character filename limit as well.

Greg


On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 10:09:22 -0700, Steve Greenberg
<steveg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> I guess the main question I have about this is if there are any hard, 
> or practical, limits to the files sizes you can send. It sounds like 
> an interface between a file manager and an email attachment, I have 
> concerns about using for many files or large files. Has anyone tried 
> this?
> 
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Joshua Owen
> Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 5:40 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Fwd: FW: GMail Drive shell extension
> 
> FYI, seen as how so many of you have gmail accounts, thought this 
> might be of interest.
> 
> GMail Drive shell extension
> 
> GMail Drive is a Shell Namespace Extension that creates a virtual 
> filesystem around your Google GMail account, allowing you to use GMail

> as a storage medium.
> 
> GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google GMail 
> account and enables you to save and retrieve files stored on your 
> GMail account directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive 
> literally adds a new drive to your computer under the My Computer 
> folder, where you can create new folders, copy and drag'n'drop files 
> to.
> 
> Ever since Google started to offer users a GMail e-mail account, which

> includes storage space of a 1000 megabytes, you have had plenty of 
> storage space but not a lot to fill it up with. With GMail Drive you 
> can easily copy files to your GMail account and retrieve them again. 
> When you create a new file using GMail Drive, it generates an e-mail 
> and posts it to your account. The e-mail appears in your normal Inbox 
> folder, and the file is attached as an e-mail attachment. GMail Drive 
> periodically checks your mail account (using the GMail search
> function)
> to see if new files have arrived and to rebuild the directory 
> structures. But basically GMail Drive acts as any other hard-drive 
> installed on your computer.
> 
> You can copy files to and from the GMail Drive folder simply by using 
> drag'n'drop like you're used to with the normal Explorer folders.
> 
> Because the GMail files will clutter up your Inbox folder, you may 
> wish to create a filter in GMail to automatically move the files 
> (prefixed with the GMAILFS letters) to your archived mail folder.
> 
> Please note that GMail Drive is still an experimental tool. There's 
> still a number of limitations of the file-system (such as total 
> filename size must be less than 40 characters), and it doesn't make 
> full use of the secure internet protocols available.
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