judgecorp writes: "MIME email attachments are 20 years old on 11 March, and we now send a trillion every day. The mountains of emails in corporate archives now contain vital information says MIME inventor Nathaniel Borenstein, which can be mined to expose conspiracies and make businesses more efficient. He also says that a one-penny tax on attachments would make him as rich as Germany — if it werent for the fact that such a charge would have killed MIME."
"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers."
-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)