Schlagwort-Archiv: Mail

Unreadlevant.

I think something more interesting surrounds the fact that most people suck at email. I cringe whenever I see an unread count in the tens of thousands. Some people believe that to be a badge of honour, but I’m fairly certain that just describes you as someone who doesn’t care, and I generally take the position that it’s not a virtue to be proud of how much I don’t care about things.

ThatGeoGuy: Can email not suck? (2021-02-16)

Autonomail.

We live in a world where "my email system was updated so I did not notice your message" is a perfectly normal thing to say.

What happened to the idea of choosing your own tools and work environments?

Ritualdle.

3. Thou shalt remember the 30 minute inactivity timeout, and remember to speak to the IMAP server before that timeout expires. If thou useth the IDLE command, thou shalt send DONE from the IDLE before 29 minutes hath passed, and issue a new IDLE. If thou maketh no use of IDLE, then thou shalt send NOOP every few minutes, and the server shalt tell you about new mail, and there will be much rejoicing in the
land.

Mark Crispin: Ten Commandments of How to Write an IMAP client (UW IMAP Server Documentation)

Silent Search.

I can switch search engines, but I can't tell other people to go off Gmail. Email used to work, from its 7-bit days onward. It was one standard thing that you could rely on in the ever changing mess of messaging web apps and proprietary lock-ins. And now it's increasingly broken. I hope people realize that if they don't get a reply, perhaps it's because some machine somewhere decided for them that they don't need to know about it.

Tomaž Šolc: Google is eating our mail

Replynsight.

Am I the only one using a spellchecker when writing emails?

Bureau05.

I tried, but I just cannot take you seriously when your email signature has a link to file:///D:/Dropbox/bla.nl/mu/HRS.

There is no TRUST in SMTP.

“They sent fake emails from our and Professor Edelman’s addresses and arranged a pick-up on the street.”

“Is that possible?”

“Yes, and it’s not even very difficult.”

“Terrifying.”

David Lagercrantz: The Girl in the Spider's Web

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