Richie (
Sat, 17 Feb 2001 00:01:53 +0800

Actually...for me I use outlook, but I make sure all the settings are right,
AND I download all the patches from the site...a bit of a pain, but I have t
use it to sync my mails correctly between house, house 2 and office....

----- Original Message -----
From: Dr. Core <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2001 11:43 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Here you have a sucky Outlook

> Peter Carranza wrote:
> >Can you suggest an alt. to Outlook Excess to handle mail?
> >
> >Pc, not a PC expert
> PC-Pine is written by academics and completely free with no strings
> It's possible to make PC-Pine susceptible to viral attacks, but you have
to go
> through a bit of configuration process to make it so. Quite the opposite
> philosophy from Microsoft. It's very powerful and easy to use, but the
> side is that it's based on a old text-based program. So some people don't
> like it
> because they prefer to switch between the keyboard and the mouse all the
> I use it for the bulk of my emails.
> Eudora is also a reliable mail program. You can buy the full feature
> program, or
> use it for free if you agree to watch ad's on screen, or you can use a
> crippleware
> version for free. The crippleware is still pretty good, I use it for GML
> and Pojo
> mails, but every week or so, it asks again if you want to watch ad's or
> money. There are a lot of pretty buttons and drag and drops and whatnots,
> I found that the user-interface is not as intuitive as PC-Pine. If I
> correctly the default configuration of Eudora is also fairly secure, but
> it's not
> very hard to make it susceptible to attacks. (
> If you are timid about computerstuffs and have money, use Eudora/Full; if
> don't like spending your money, use Eudora/Cripple; if you are cheap, use
> Eudora/Ad.
> If your computer-IQ is over 120, use PC-Pine.
> If your computer-IQ is over 190 and you have an inexplicable loyalty to
> Microsoft,
> use Outlook.
> Dr. Core
> Brain Surgeon/Rocket Scientist
> Newtype Asylum
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