Winn Sevilla (email@example.com)
Sat, 17 Feb 2001 09:13:38 +0800
WHat about NetScape Messenger?
It it good or not?
I've always preferred Netscape over IE since it was the one i "grew" up with.
"Dr. Core" wrote:
> 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 attached.
> 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 down
> 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 time.
> I use it for the bulk of my emails. (http://www.washington.edu/pine/pc-pine/)
> 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
> 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 pay
> money. There are a lot of pretty buttons and drag and drops and whatnots, but
> I found that the user-interface is not as intuitive as PC-Pine. If I remember
> correctly the default configuration of Eudora is also fairly secure, but
> it's not
> very hard to make it susceptible to attacks. (http://www.eudora.com)
> If you are timid about computerstuffs and have money, use Eudora/Full; if you
> don't like spending your money, use Eudora/Cripple; if you are cheap, use
> If your computer-IQ is over 120, use PC-Pine.
> If your computer-IQ is over 190 and you have an inexplicable loyalty to
> use Outlook.
> Dr. Core
> Brain Surgeon/Rocket Scientist
> Newtype Asylum
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