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Re: which email services uses Libre Software


From: arnuld
Subject: Re: which email services uses Libre Software
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 21:05:14 +0530

> On 9/26/07, Yavor Doganov <address@hidden> wrote:

> There is http://www.ippimail.com.

thanks for that :-)  my new account is "address@hidden"


> However, I would suggest running your own server.  You pay for the
> Internet connection anyway.  I'm not jobless, but I have 3 kids so I
> can't afford to spend much.  Here's what costs me in Bulgaria:
>
> 1) Internet connection -- approx. $18 per month (you need that in
> principle)
> 2) Domain -- approx. 15$ per year (I use a subdomain of my brother's
> domain so I don't pay for this)
> 3) My server is Cyrix 100 MHZ with 64 MB RAM -- can be found for about
> $2-3 or even without charge (You could use your main desktop machine to
> run spamassassin.  Alternatively, a Pentium II can be bought for about
> $15-20 which is quite capable of running both the MTA and the spam
> filter.)
>
> All in all, monthly cost: $19.5 (IOW, just $1.5 more than a typical
> setup -- Internet connection + webmail).  I really can't understand
> what's so attractive in Gmail and webmail in general -- non-free
> software, zero control, huge potential for various kinds of abuse.
>
>

I will do that when I will earn money. currently my condition is I
have maximum at $2 in my pocket (that is maximum) But I am really
impressed by your real-life calculations :-)


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