Alternatives to FossaMail

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Re: Alternatives to FossaMail

Postby Tomaso » Fri, 14 Apr 2017, 14:08

For the last 15 years, I've been using The Bat!:
https://www.ritlabs.com/en/products/thebat/
It isn't freeware though.

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Re: New maintainer for FossaMail

Postby mocambo » Fri, 14 Apr 2017, 16:16

Moonchild wrote:
Aube Bleue wrote:Moonchild, if FossaMail falls sadly into disuse, what client do you intend to use, personally? Would you go back to "building Thunderbird privately"? I'd like to know, if you don't mind me asking.

I'd most likely make (very infrequent) builds of FossaMail for my own use, based on what is there now, with critical sec updates. The client works for my use, and isn't as exposed to sec issues as a browser would be (because no javascript).


Hopefully you share your infrequent builds with others too. I just moved to Fossamail and nevertheless I'm not planning to move forward.

If someone takes it (FM) over in one-two years it's enough.

Cheers !

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Re: Alternatives to FossaMail

Postby hackerman1 » Tue, 18 Apr 2017, 20:08

Nylas Mail has been released: Nylas Mail

I have seen some good reviews about the Linux-version, so i have been waiting for the Windows-version.
But, it was a BIG dissapointment !

Conclusion: Nylas Mail is no real alternative to FossaMail.

For more info see my: Review of Nylas Mail 2.0
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Re: Alternatives to FossaMail

Postby Falna » Thu, 27 Apr 2017, 15:34

I've not yet tried it, but I've been keeping an eye on the development of mailpile. Still in beta, but may be of some interest:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mailpile
https://www.mailpile.is/


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