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Re: [APD] Re: off topic gmail

Here is a summary from a previous email that I wrote...

> I realize this is off the normal topic of the list,
> but so is the rest
> of this discussion...
> I have been using Gmail (Google's webbased email) to
> send and read
> email. For lists and long discussions it is
> excellent, as it
> automatically threads all discussions and hides
> quoted text.
> It is accessible via the web and allows 1GB storage
> of messages.
> It is a free service but it is in beta and as such
> you may not join
> without an invitation. I currently have many of
> these (50) so if
> anyone would like to try it please let me know off
> list.
> I have routed all my list traffic thru it for a
> while, since it
> generally offers a much better reading experience
> than outlook or
> hotmail. There are ads, but they are text only (no
> flash stuff) and
> are always (usually) relevant to the subject in your
> email.
> In addition to this you may use a powerful text
> searcher to find
> messages... it is fairly easy to locate old messages
> even though you
> may have 1000+ messages saved in your box. Right
> now, I have 580 some
> messages from this list alone, stored in my email.
> Makes referring to
> old messages really easy.

The only thing I'll add is that right now, I have more than 2946
messages stored and can typically find a specific message I am looking
for within 20 seconds of searching for it.

David Noal

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