Basil Chupin blchupin at
Sat Jul 24 08:48:17 UTC 2010

On 24/07/10 18:03, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 05:31:00PM +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 24/07/10 00:44, J wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 06:01, Basil Chupin<blchupin at>   wrote:
>>>>> Point me to a non-Gmail/Yahoo/etc mail service that allows me to:
>>>>> A: aggregate, organize and archive e-mail from 50 - 100 different mailing lists
>>>>> B: Provides a not perfect but usable interface that can be accessed
>>>>> from any machine any where
>>>>> C: Doesn't cost me anything to use
>>>>> D: Provides labeling and decent filtering as well as very good spam
>>>>> catching (I average about 1 - 3 spams per month that don't get
>>>>> filtered, and ALL of those are spammers posting to a python list I'm
>>>>> on)
>>>>> E: Provides mobile applications allowing similar access via my
>>>>> Blackberry, iPod, or other mobile devices at any time
>>>>> F: Allows me to synchronize calendar appointments between multiple
>>>>> calendars and on mobile devices with various access controls and
>>>>> sharing features as well as send reminders via SMS and e-mail
>>>>> simultaneously
>>>>> G: Allows me to also use these meshed services to share documents
>>>>> between myself, co-workers, etc
>>>>> H: Does all this without me having to do much configuration at all on
>>>>> my own saving me more time that I could spend getting things
>>>>> accomplished
>>>>> and I'll gladly try it out and get away from GMail.
>>>> Ummm, I don't know where you are because your gmail address tells no one anything - which is why most people use, I guess, because it hides their
>>>> identity; but don't quote me as I have never used any qmail or yahoo or anything else goobly-dooky except my own ISPs' facilities for mail and
>>>> their maibox facilities. If your ISP doesn't give you the flexibility to have what you want then you should consider looking for another ISP, no?
>>> I have my own hosted server in Chicago (or Dallas now, I guess) for
>>> personal mail, plus a server for work using IMAP.
>>> For mailing lists though, I use GMail because I don't care to store
>>> the hundreds of thousands of old e-mails on my own storage, or storage
>>> I'm paying for.  Google gives me something like 8GB of mail storage
>>> for free, they host it,
>> I've read your response but won't respond to it para by para if you
>> don't mind :-) .
>> I see that Billie has really stated which I would have stated anyway -
>> TB has all the facilities to do everything you want to do.
>> But there is one comment I will make here which I will be repeating to
>> Preston in a minute or so and that it seems that you are really living
>> in a third-world country where you have no competition but are forced to
>> only use 2 service provider systems.
> Yup. That's us here in the U.S. It's called Capitalism. Also known as
> the Golden Rule....he who has the gold makes the rules.



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