Re: Personal Recommendations for Free List Compatible Email Service
On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 23:33 -0700, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Apr 2014, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 10:14 -0700, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > > On Thu, 24 Apr 2014, Jochen Spieker wrote:
> > >
> > > > Patrick Bartek:
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't need lots of storage or big attachment sizes (or any
> > > > > attachments really), but I do need IMAP, so I can use Claws. It
> > > > > must be reasonably secure and dependable, i.e, good "up" times.
> > > >
> > > > I didn't read the whole thread, but I didn't see anyone stepping
> > > > up and offering some space on their own servers.
> > > >
> > > > I have a virtual server running wheezy with Dovecot, dspam,
> > > > policyd-weight, ClamAV, Roundcube, OwnCloud and whatnot. Storage
> > > > is becoming a little bit constrained but otherwise the machine is
> > > > pretty much idle. I have only three other e-mail users beside
> > > > myself plus the occasional web visitor.
> > > >
> > > > So, if someone needs an account for mail, CardDAV/CalDAV (great
> > > > for Android sync!) or little bit of web space: just ask. I do
> > > > care about security and availability because I use this system
> > > > heavily myself. Obviously, I cannot guarantee anything, though,
> > > > and you have to trust me with your data. In any case I recommend
> > > > encrypting and backing up your own stuff.
> > >
> > > Thanks for the kind and considerate offer, but last night I was
> > > successful in setting up a new gmail account (without Google+) for
> > > my mail lists subscriptions. I'll post here how I did it as soon as
> > > everything is tested and configured.
> > I seem to have some Google thingy, just because I joined some mailing
> > list, but without having a gmail account.
> I don't understand. Could you be a little more specific? Are you
> saying that you've been signed up for a Google or Google+ account by
> joining some mail list?
Yesno, there was the need to have a Google account to open and/or to
join a mailing list. Some time ago the Arch Linux mailing list was
moderated and some users disliked it, so we searched for an alternative.
Google provided it, but they want more data about the users, than a
subscription with an email address only.