roland roland at cat.be
Mon Dec 11 10:38:41 UTC 2006

On Mon, 11 Dec 2006 01:47:11 +0100, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au>  

> On Sun, 2006-12-10 at 21:51 +0100, roland wrote:
>> But why whould I open the email in another emailclient, when I have
>> the text as it is in a .ps file, which is very readable, which I can
>> transform very easely into .pdf and/or send to a printer.
> If you keep your mail in a recognised mail format (mailbox, maildir,
> etc.), then you can do all the things with it that a *decent* mailer
> provides, quite easily (reply, search through stored mail, sort in
> different ways, print it, etc.).  But if you transpose it into some
> other format, you limit what you can do with it.
> I've been down that path before, of wanting to store messages in a way
> that didn't make me dependent on a particular client, or PC.  Anything
> other than a decent mail client was a chore.  You had to manually save
> everything you wanted to keep, or thought you might want to keep, sort
> it, and whatnot.  These days I use a local IMAP server, and with an
> ordinary mail client on any local PC, I can find and read anything I've
> kept over the last few years.
> Now I've got a new chore coming up soon:  Upgrading the mail server box
> without losing that.  Not looking forward to it...
And that is what I hate, been scared of upgrading,moving aso. It is like  
being in love, it is hard to seperate but you get used to it, or you can  
be a lucky guy or woman, but it helps if you can stay in the same house.  


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