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Re: GTK+ E-mail App on par with Mutt?

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On 02/04/08 07:07, Wei Chen wrote:
> Web mail can also be a feasible solution. I use gmail to retrieve and
> aggregate emails from all my other mail boxes. In this way I can read
> mails from any places where an internet connection is available.
> Other merits over local IMAP include that you do not have to keep your
> desktop machine on for all day long, which is a saving of the
> environment, the probability of data loss on google clusters can be
> considered smaller than that of a desktop disk fault, and gmail can also
> be accessed using IMAP.

Call me tin-foil boy, but I'd rather not have all my sometimes-
sensitive email sitting on the servers of a company who's whole
business is based on "grepping" files looking for keywords, and
which has a proven track records of sharing said data with decidedly
authoritarian governments.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

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