Thunderbird mail

raymond raymondh40 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 18 14:14:24 UTC 2013


On 08/18/2013 09:51 AM, Doug Penner wrote:
> There are many reasons to use Thunderbird (or any other remote client 
> for that matter)
>
> - Faster (more responsive)
> - Multiple accounts in 1 interface
> - Better searching (yes, it IS better than gmail's!)
> - Supports PGP with a simple addons
> - Did I mention addons?!?
> - Multiple window/tab support
> - Better and configurable shortcuts
> - More settings that can be changed
> - Multiple signature/identity support
> - Works better over slow connections (ONLY the email goes over the 
> network)
> - Respects your computers theme/layout (high-contrast, etc)
> - Proper import/export and email saving functions
> - Inline attachment viewing (just keep scrolling...)
> - WAY more themes to chose from
>
>
> That's my 2 minute top-of-my-head list, I'm sure I've missed a lot of
> them.
>
>
> On Sun, 18 Aug 2013, raymond wrote:
>
>> Hi all, why use thunderbird mail? It is only duplicating what I get 
>> through my gmail account (in my case).And it's slower at start up 
>> because it must get the mail info from my other mail accounts.I know 
>> that it stores my mail in my computer, is that it's sole purpose? It 
>> seems like a lot of duplication to me, can anyone clear this up for 
>> me,  Thanks.
>>
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>
Thanks for your input Doug, but most of what you mention does not mean 
much to me, I suppose it is great for people that are really into 
thunderbird. Better searching ?



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