I Was Wondering???

Doug dmcgarrett at optonline.net
Sun Sep 4 19:08:15 UTC 2011

On 09/04/2011 02:29 PM, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 01:50:48PM -0400, Doug wrote:
>> Why not can gmail altogether.  Its idiosyncrasies are forced on you,
>> just as if it came from Microsoft. Just stop using it and use
>> Thunderbird, or KMail.  You *do* have a choice, make it!
> If he has a choice why are you telling him to stop using GMail?
> If they are so bad for "forcing their ways onto people" why are you
> trying to force Thunderbird or KMail onto him? Since when does GMail
> force their ways onto people? Last I heard you could kick GMail
> into forced text mode, you could have it show you plain quotes
> instead of fancy quotes and you could control just about every
> aspect of your email.  I've done it plenty of times on the road
> through both GMail and Squirrelmail.
Last *I* heard, someone here was complaining about a "feature" of
gmail that he couldn't get rid of, and some time ago, there were a
lot of complaints about not being able to see mails that a sender
posted to a list, like this one, in order to tell if it actually
got there or not. --doug

Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. --A. M. Greeley

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