[Gllug] Thunderbird 3

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Thu Dec 10 21:47:47 UTC 2009

Bernard Peek wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> On 12/09/2009 05:53 PM, Rich Walker wrote:
>>> Anyone else tried this? So far I've:
>>> * been unable to access a Perdition IMAPS proxy
>>> * lost a line on my screen to tabs that won't go away
>>> * got several folders coloured a greeny-cyan for no clear reason.
>>> It's enough to make me use Emacs-under-windows...
>> I've been using tb3 for a while ( I run the nightly 'shredder' edition ) 
>> and have to say that the tb3 builds are byfar the best email client I've 
>> seen or worked with ever - specially if you run IMAP.
> It's the second-best for me, but then I'm pick enough to actually pay 
> for a mail and news client - Turnpike. I'm running TB on my Linux boxes 
> though.
> Support for Turnpike has effectively ended though, and it won't run in 
> 64-bit versions of Windows because of a bug that MS apparently aren't 
> planning to fix. The people in demon.ip.support.turnpike have been 
> debating whether TB3 is the replacement they are looking for. Turnpike 
> is one of the two programs that keep me using Windows (the other is MS 
> Access) and I'm actively looking for alternatives to both of them so 
> that I can drop Windows completely at home.

OMG Turnpike still exists! That's quite a blast from the past, I
remember getting it from demon in the mid/late 90s. It was a really good
program at the time but I've not heard mention of it for over a decade.

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