OT- Thunderbird ugliness, Was: Eudora email client source code released
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Thu May 24 16:43:15 CDT 2018
On 05/24/2018 02:30 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> You haven't been paying attention, Grant. I mentioned a bit earlier
> that I used POP3 with gmail.
I have. You mistook my meaning.
I was meaning to imply that "gmail as a server" can mean multiple
things. As in stating "gmail as a server" by itself is not enough to
specify what type of server.
I was aware that you were using Gmail as a POP3 server.
I also suspect that you are using Gmail as an SMTP server, despite not
> Yes, but again, in context, Thunderbird is a newcomer. (Where was it
> in 1996? (Other than as a wine for cheap drunks, I mean; I'm not aware
> of any email client called Night Train, but I'm willing to be surprised).
I'm fairly certain that Thunderbird's immediate predecessor, Netscape
Mail / Communicator existed in '96. I know it existed in the late '90s.
(It's my understanding that Thunderbird is a direct descendant of
original Netscape source code.) Please forgive me for counting Netscape
Mail / Communicator and Mozilla Thunderbird as one project and implying
that said project was around in the '90s.
Grant. . . .
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