If you get notification that your webhosting account is overquota, and
you get your email through your webhosting account, check to see if you have
an email account that isn't getting regularly checked.
I only mention this because yesterday one of our clients exceeded their
disk quota, and it was due to over 55,000 emails sitting in one
account, unchecked (or left there) for the past year. Even
deleting 25,000 of them yesterday (starting with the oldest—I figure that
if the user in question didn't bother to delete them off the server, or even
check that account, then that user isn't going to miss them) didn't bring
them under quota. I had to delete about another 5,000 or so today (unlike
yesterday where I deleted the oldest 25,000 I instead started with the
largest messages, then obvious spam).
In fact, of the few customers that regularly go over their quota, it's
because they fail to delete email off the server (or even check those
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
The dates are the permanent links to that day's entries (or
entry, if there is only one entry). The titles are the permanent
links to that entry only. The format for the links are
simple: Start with the base link for this site: http://boston.conman.org/, then add the date you are
interested in, say 2000/08/01,
so that would make the final URL:
You can also specify the entire month by leaving off the day
portion. You can even select an arbitrary portion of time.
You may also note subtle shading of the links and that's
intentional: the “closer” the link is (relative to the
page) the “brighter” it appears. It's an experiment in
using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
It is assumed that every brand name, slogan, corporate name,
symbol, design element, et cetera mentioned in these pages is a
protected and/or trademarked entity, the sole property of its
owner(s), and acknowledgement of this status is implied.