On avoiding attachments
das at NETCOM.COM
Wed Dec 2 05:40:49 UTC 1998
On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Jacob Baltuch wrote:
> Since this seems to be a particularly tough nut to crack
> maybe someone who's had to deal with such problems before
> can volunteer some help to Lars?
Not necessarily a step by step solution to that particular problem,
but a more general answer.
- Get a "shell" account with your ISP. Then use the free
software program "pine" a program developed by University of
Washington. This email is composed using the above setup.
Advantages: Even an ancient computer with a modem will do.
Also, you do not have to download the mail to your PC.
Till this year, I have used a fully loaded "286 PC" to read
mail, off and on! (used to get 500+ emails most days)
PINE is a very simple program to use. (there is also a PC pine)
- May be you are into fancy graphics and run MS products (95/NT/DOS)
Install "Pegasus mail" a free, incredibly powerful and easy to
use mailer. See http://pmail.usa.com All the above platforms
and more supported. In addition to English, is available
(supposedly) in Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German,
Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish - no Sanskrit, so far
- Use the email program that comes with Netscape Navigator.
(also freely(?) available)
If you don't fall into any of these categories - well, you can
move into one of these categories. If you use anything else,
make sure that the program (at least basically) understands and
complies with RFC822 (Internet standard for emails).
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