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Re: [OT] GMail troubles [Was: Re: du-guidelines - point 7]

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On 07/14/08 20:34, David Barrett wrote:
> Andrei Popescu wrote:
>> On Mon,14.Jul.08, 20:44:32, Celejar wrote:
>>> Note that Gmail can be used via POP or IMAP, without the web interface,
>> I'm wondering, did any of you have problems lately with that? Quite
>> often in the last weeks I get a mail from my getmail cronjob that my
>> password was rejected.
>> If I go to the webinterface I am requested to pass a captcha test.
>> This is getting pretty annoying!
> I'm having this all the time as well.  I use Thunderbird with IMAP with
> two different Google Apps accounts, and the passwords for both just
> spontaneously stop working for a while, and then start working again
> shortly.
> The whole reason I switched to Google Apps was to make flakiness like
> this go away, grrr...

I keep telling people that Gmail is evil, but no one will listen.

If you care about your data, and want to get to it at any time, keep
your data and your apps on your local machine.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

"Kittens give Morbo gas.  In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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