Schlagwort-Archiv: Mail

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

Brace for AMPact.

But unchanging-ness... that’s really important. In fact, it’s the key thing about email. It is the biggest thing that email has over social networking or any of the hosted chat systems.

An email which is just a wrapper for content pulled from a website is no longer an unchangeable copy of anything.

Bron Gondwana (fastmail.com): Email is your electronic memory

Brute Force Police.

Der Anteil der rechtswidrigen Ersuchen lag im Jahr 2017 bei rund 42 Prozent.

posteo.de: Transparenzbericht 2017

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