Re: GTK+ E-mail App on par with Mutt?
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Ron Johnson wrote:
> 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.
Yes. What you said may be correct, but I'd rather not have my sensitive
information written in an email. Our daily sent emails, if not expressly
encrypted and signed, are by nature not secure, unfortunately.
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