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Concerning Pictures Thread
« Topic Start: March 28, 2007, 12:20:27 AM »
Because it's practically impossible to reduce the file size below the minimum threshold permitted.  I spent a half-hour trying every possible option I had on a picture I wanted to attach, and gave up in frustration because I just couldn't make it any lighter.

The main reason for that is because most people don't have very fast upstream bandwidth from their ISPs, so if I were to allow huge pictures, the time needed to submit them would be quite long, especially when multiple unresized photos were submitted.  This would likely cause most users to grow impatient and cancel as there is no progress indicator and they would probably thing the page had hung.