I Was Wondering???

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 07:01:05 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 16:42 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 04/09/11 15:48, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> > 2011/9/4 Pastor JW<pastor_jw at the-inner-circle.org>:
> [pruned]
> >>> Well, the solution is very easy: Just don't read those posts.
> >>> By the way, I wonder if there is a way to filter out top posted posts
> >>> and those with HTML so I don't need to see them. I guess I have to
> >>> investigate that.
> >> Its simple, in your filter setup select "content-type" select "contains" and
> >> select "text/html" then under actions select "move into folder" and put "Local
> >> Folders/trash" in the remaining requester box and your html messages are all
> >> automatically shifted to the trash folder without you even have to look at
> >> them!
> > In which email client? I don't use one at all, I just log in to GMail
> > with my browser.
> Why do that? Why not simply use Thunderbird and set it up to use gmail 
> as the "post office" for your POP mail? No need to start up your 
> browser, just run Thunderbird. You then receive/send all your mail using 
> TB. You read it, think about it, reply to it, edit it as many times as 
> you wish over the next several days if you want to, and then send it off 
> at your leisure. You are not constrained by having to come up with 
> something to say while you are sitting there staring at the browser.
> By using Thunderbird you have full control over how your mail is presented.
> Setting up this process is as simple as falling off a log. Full 
> instructions are on the gmail site.
> I have such an account, and do does my wife (and we both use TB).

Through it's ups and downs, I have always preferred Evolution, the
"Outlook Killer". <grins> Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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