mj3clark at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 14:42:29 UTC 2006
Agree with all the comments I've read here. I switched about 6 months
ago on my work account (i.e. major volume...) and have been very
happy. I find I'm losing things less and keep up with the flow
One point that I haven't seen anyone mention is the power of keyboard
shortcuts. I deal with so many emails that I've gotten hooked on the
speed that only keyboard shortcuts can offer. Typically this has been
a major reason why I avoided web email systems for daily use.
Gmail has fixed this! I only see a major speed boost when I turn on
the keyboard shortcuts. This is actually make-or-break for me. Y to
archive, R to reply, etc etc. It makes quick replies actually quick.
Now, the only downside (interface-wise) is with attachments. In email
readers I liked to copy and paste attachments into a message. Oh
well, now I copy & paste the path to the file and use the file browser
dialog. It's OK, but if gmail could use AJAX to do some drag&drop
stuff--would be cool. Has anyone seen this type interface gadget on a
On 12/17/06, Richard <cms01 at tampabay.rr.com> wrote:
> Wondering if ANYONE, has gone full gmail account, and drop
> Thunderbird ...etc and just using gmail for sending and receiving emails.
> I mean 100% usage
> if So, please tell me how it is, any problems...
> and what are the major advantages, say comparing a ISP service,
> and using a client app say thunderbird compare to a web browser...
> Thanks ++
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