[OT] E-mail provider recommendations

Andrew Black andrew-li at black1.org.uk
Sun Jul 22 14:37:50 BST 2007

Dave Hodgkinson wrote:

> IMAP is evil.


I like IMAP over POP3 in that
  - it retain read status on the server
  - it handles multiple folders

My experience of using POP3 and keeping mail on the server is from time 
to time the client gets confused and refetches all the mail. So you get 
everying twice and new copies are unread. And you then accidently delete 
mail that is genuinely new.

> Google DTRT IMHO: KISS, POP3[0] and leave on the server.

> [0] Four FLA's in a row. Woo!

POP3 is a TLPONA not a FLA :-)

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