Web email

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Dec 1 14:37:47 UTC 2008

Neil Winchurst wrote:

> nepal wrote:
>> On Sunday 30 Nov 2008, Neil Winchurst wrote:
>>> I will be away on holiday soon for about three weeks. I
>>> am wondering about setting up some sort of web based
>>> email so that I can be contacted while I am away.
>>> Any recommendations please? I know about yahoo mail but
>>> there must be better ones. I have already looked at a
>>> few, including squirrelmail and atmail. But it is always
>>> better to rely on help from list members rather than to
>>> go by what I find through Google.
>> I find googlemail works perfectly, I post to this list with
>> it, but have it set up in KMail. I could just as easily
>> access all the mail via the google web interface if I were
>> away from my computer for some time. Damn, it is even more
>> reliable than the mail (lack of) service provided by my ISP
>> which is no end of trouble. I can send you an invite if you
>> wish to make it easier.
> Now you mention it I have googlemail set up for myself already. I had
> forgotten since I don't get on with it very well. I never use it. I am
> not blaming googlemail, I expect it's me, but I just can't take to it
> at all.

I get all my mail via gmail - including having it pick up the stuff from 
my ISP, as that's as bad as nepal's.  Like nepal, I generally use gmail 
via KMail, but when I'm away from my own computer, it's convenient to 
use their web interface.

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