[OT] E-mail provider recommendations
ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Sun Jul 22 19:07:06 BST 2007
Jefferson Kirkland wrote:
> On 7/21/07, Robert Rothenberg <robrwo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm looking for a good e-mail provider as an alternative to Google which
>> the following features:
>> * Allows me to send e-mails with alternative from addresses (so I can have
>> other accounts forward to this one, but reply as the original address).
>> * Allows me to send/receive large attachments.
>> * A decent webmail interface.
>> * POP/IMAP and SMTP (over SSL).
>> * Tolerable spam filtering.
>> * Reliable uptime/server performance.
>> * No bizarro service agreements about the kinds of e-mail I can send or
>> receive (beyond the usual restrictions against spamming).
>> I'm fine with paying for the service--- I'd rather rely on a company whose
>> services I pay for than on one which is giving it away for "free".
> Well then, IMHO, considering all of your selections above and that you
> don't want changes to the application that you might be comfortable with, I
> think you best option would be to:
> 1. Buy a domain name
> 2. Host it at your house
> 3. Build your own solution
> I am sure that would be the absolute ideal solution for anyone, given they
> had the time. It provides all the controls that you would want to implement
> along with no "bizarro service agreements" to worry about.
> Plus, you could install your own web-based interface that you could access
Or ask one of the many ppl on here who have a VM/colo box of their own
to host your mail for a fiver a month to do it for you.
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