email gripe

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Wed Jul 8 09:27:56 CDT 2015

On 07/07/2015 09:06 PM, Sean Conner wrote:
>    ...But I've tried using a GUI to check email and frankly, I
> found it too painful to use.  It wasn't that the GUI was confusing or
> inconsistent, but that it was *way too slow*.  Sluggish to display, and
> painfully slow to download (it's not unusual for me to receive everal
> hundred emails per day).  By checking email on the server using a command
> line tool, I can do the filtering upon receipt (not when downloading) and
> blast through two emails in the time it would take a GUI to display one.
>    Right now, I'm using an iPad (and a Bluetooth keyboard) with an SSH client
> to check my email.  I get to use an email client I'm familiar with for
> reading, along with my preferred editor to write this email.
	Wait, what? The email GUI on an iPad is too slow? What's wrong with 
that device? Or is there a problem with your server?

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