I Was Wondering???
gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 20:42:11 UTC 2011
2011/9/4 Doug <dmcgarrett at optonline.net>:
> On 09/04/2011 07:03 AM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
>> 2011/9/4 Chris G<cl at isbd.net>:
>> I tend to think sometimes that everyone use GMail, or similar. GMail
>> hides quoted text and replace it with a link that says something like
>> ”View quoted text”, which can be clicked if you want to see it. I
>> guess not everyone has that feature available, so maybe I (and others)
>> need to think about that some more and delete unnecessary text, like I
>> did this time but not always. Sorry for that.
>> Kind regards
>> Johnny Rosenberg
> Why not can gmail altogether. Its idiosyncrasies are forced on you, just as
> if it came from Microsoft.
No, I choose GMail because I liked the idea behind it. I was not
forced in any way. I actually have three GMail accounts: One for
mailing lists, one for friends and stuff and one for writing more
serious stuff, like writing to companies and things like that. The
last one might feel a bit unnecessary, but the user name of the second
one is kind of slang, so I figured that I should have another one that
feels more serious. But all that is another story, on the other hand.
> Just stop using it and use Thunderbird, or KMail. You *do* have a choice,
> make it!
Well, I like the idea of not needing another application running, and
since my web browser is running 100 % of the time anyway, I could as
well manage my email there by the web interface, which works fine
enough for me. It's not like I'm writing Email 90 % of my time online…
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