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>From email@example.com Fri Feb 16 11:03 PST 1996
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 13:24:02 -0500
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Robert C. Lyons)
Another file size issue:
ISSUE - SEGEMENTATION - Is there a requirement for segmentation, where the
sender's system breaks up a large EDI interchange into a series of small
messages and the recipient's system recombines the small messages?
Apparently, some Internet e-mail systems have a maximum message size limit
of 50KB. PGP provides segmentation. So does Premenos's Templar product.
EDI & Internet Consultant
EDI Help Desk: http://www.wwa.com/unidex/edi/
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Yes I think this is an important issue, which brings up the transport issue.
All of the discussion on transport of EDI over the Internet has centered on
the e-mail system. For very large EDI files, think of a 30 Meg 811, sending
this file through the e-mail system can become quite cumbersome. Other ways
of sending large files on the Internet - such as FTP and via SSL should also