Orca & tbird issues

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Thu Nov 10 10:18:30 UTC 2016

When and where internet access is spotty.  Where is most of the United 
States too.  hughesnet hasn't been replaced by anything better yet.

On Wed, 9 Nov 2016, Tim Chase wrote:

> Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2016 20:14:12
> From: Tim Chase <blinux.list at thechases.com>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: Orca & tbird issues
> On November  9, 2016, Jeffery Mewtamer wrote:
>> Personally, I've never seen the point of e-mail clients and have
>> always used a web browser to check my e-mail.
> I think the big advantage is off-line usage.  If you are connected
> all the time and have dual-mode access for redundancy (say, a home
> internet/wifi connection, and a 4G aircard), and don't roam much,
> then a web-based mail client solves a lot of problems.  But when
> internet access is spotty or unreliable, it's nice to have full
> access to your email offline.  Fortunately, there are lots of
> options, both within the GUI with varying degrees of accessibility
> (Thunderbird, Kmail, Claws Mail, and Evolution come to mind) and
> within the terminal (mutt and alpine being the dominant players, but
> "alot" and mailx/heirloom mailx also come to mind as well as several
> available within emacs).
> -tim
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