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Re: Question regarding mailing list archive...
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: <derbyshire at globalserve dot net>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 23:39:39 +0100
- Subject: Re: Question regarding mailing list archive...
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <3D4F26E3.3583.80CA4642@localhost>
Paul Derbyshire wrote:
> On 6 Aug 2002 at 0:16, Michael Hoffman wrote:
>> [Summary: Suggest you don't use Hotmail]
> What alternatives are there, though, if you want a *free throwaway*
> address that you can dump if the spam gets to be too much? Every
> other free email provider I know of either doesn't provide a means to
> archive messages on your own machine or charges money for that
> ability, and none tend to exist in an unchanged or steadily improving
> form for more than a year or two.
There are quite a few free, POP3-capable, email providers out there.
myrealbox.com and softhome.net for example, and there are others.
> Incidentally, since I posted to this mailing list the amount of spam
> coming to this email address has increased.
Really? I get almost no spam on my cygwin-subscribed address. (And yes, I did
get the occasional spam before, so I do not attribute this spam to the cygwin
> [Summary: Rant about gmane news server]
That server is _not_ run by Red Hat or the core Cygwin team. Complaining about
it here is (a) pointess, and (b) off topic.
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