May 052012

First of all, let me point out that the title (and content of this article) does not read out “GMX is evil”. I like GMX, but imho they made a mistake in enabling as a possible domain part in their free email service.

GMX (short for Global Message eXchange) was founded as a German company and is now owned by United Internet. The most popular service back in the days (and maybe still today) was their freemail service.

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Apr 022012

Nobody sane who cares about keeping emails uses IMAP!

Apart from a few other things (stay tuned) in the IT world, IMAP is a very prominent example of evil.
Many people today claim that nobody uses POP anymore and most email providers nowadays offer access via IMAP. But they couldn’t be further from the truth.

Once you’ve used IMAP and lost (more or less important) emails, you start hating it and might move back to POP.

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