GMail [and other free email] and these lists?
cpghost at cordula.ws
Wed Feb 14 01:45:07 UTC 2007
On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 10:10:27PM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > On Monday February 12, 2007 at 04:45:44 (PM) Jeff Rollin wrote:
> > > In what way does Gmail suck?
> > 1) No White Listing
> > 2) No configurable SPAM Filtering
> > 3) Bcc doesn't work
> > 4) 500 message a day limit.
> > 5) No PGP or S/MIME support
> > 6) No able to 'Forward as Attachment'
> > 7) Doesn't handle 'sig delimiter'
> > 8) No ability to create or sort to folders.
> > 9) No IMAP support
> > 10. Is routinely blacklisted by SORBS, among other blacklisting services.
> > The list just goes on and on. Get on the GMail discussion list and see
> > what some of it's users have to say about it. It is good enough for
> > someone who's greatest need is writing to Grandma, but that is about it.
> Hey, gmail rocks, I use it as a test mail account all of the time. Not for
> production of course, but for sending test messages there's nothing wrong
> with it. ;-)
> Could anyone speculate as to why a user on gmail would have the nerve to
> bitch about the service? They are getting what they paid for, after all!
I'd gladly pay a reasonable registration fee to try them out
(should they ever add the option to authenticate via credit card
to register). If I don't like it then, I'll stick with my own server.
For now, and it's just me, Gmail sucks from a distance... ;-)
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