tony.kruse at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 18:05:12 UTC 2006
I totally agree with the remarks below. You can access your gmail
account via POP and use Thunderbird as a localized backup. I have
been using it for more than 2 years now, receive several hundred
emails a day, and I am at about 62% of my storage quota. I will
probably have to delete some eventually, like my mailing lists.
On 12/17/06, Felipe Alfaro Solana <felipe.alfaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> /me did a long time ago.
> The advantages: the GMail's spam filter is good, the built-in search
> engine is awesome, the quota is huge, I can read my e-mail from
> anywhere in the world (even from my cell phone), labeling mails is
> much more useful than using folders, you can apply filters, you have
> integrated IM, and so on.
> The disadvantages: you get ads, you leave your e-mail in hands of a
> third-party, if GMail goes down you won't be able to read you e-mail,
> and so on.
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