Posts Tagged ‘email’

TL;DR The Administrator setup for Google Apps Migration guide makes things look pretty straightforward, but it’s much, much more complicated. What should be just a couple of check boxes turned out to be a twisty turny journey through hidden menus littered across distant parts of the administrators console. Background The move from CohesiveFT to Cohesive Networks […]

This should work for any service that only supports POP3S, not just gmail. You’ll need a Linux box/VM (I generally use Ubuntu). Background Since the mid 90s I’ve used Ameol to retrieve email. When I started using gmail I forwarded mail on to my ISP’s POP3 service and collected it with Ameol so that I’d […]

This isn’t a post about the nym wars. I understand why people are upset about the real names policy, but I’m pretty ambivalent about it myself. I certainly don’t have anything to add to the great stuff that’s been said already by IdentityWoman, ESR, Kevin Marks and Charlie Stross. My concern is more mundane – […]

The old joke There used to be a joke that people who didn’t ‘get it’ would send an email and then call the recipient up to check if it had been received. Now the joke’s on us Now, I am that joke. I think we all are. Email has reached a point where it’s just […]

One of my colleagues spends a lot of time seeing how we can introduce more enterprise 2.0 technologies to the workplace, and when I come across good stuff in that field I tend to throw it over the wall to him. It therefore struck me as insane that when I was reading this from Andrew […]