Gmail vs FreeBSD

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Mon Apr 17 06:51:10 UTC 2006

On 4/17/06, Igor Robul <igorr at> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 02:11:06PM +0100, Richard Collyer wrote:
> > Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > If your running FreeBSD just get a qmail server on the go and slap
> > squirrelmail on there for web based mail.
> Not everybody in the world has 24/7 computer with direct connect to
> Internet. There are at least 3 reasons:
> 1) Too noisy. Not everyone has big house
> 2) Too expensive. I pay for Ethernet based connection $30, but it is not
>  techicaly possible in every Russian house.
> 3) Some other reason :-)

Hmm, it seems that gmail is recovering.

It's not really a problem for me to get a colocated box
and run my own mail server. The problem is I use gmail
as an app, not as a mail server. And this app rocks, it's
really hard to find anything close to it.

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