[LINK] mail2web service

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Sun Jan 10 17:01:28 AEDT 2010

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 03:47:26PM +1100, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 03:10 PM 10/01/2010, Roger Clarke wrote:
> > >if i needed webmail, i'd use google mail. possibly even forward
> > >(some of) my mail to gmail when i'm travelling.
> I'll add a follow-up question. What is the benefit of this over
> webmail direct into one's accounts other than not having to log into
> more than one? [I can see one, that you are entering your email
> address rather than user name???]

the advantage is that, with gmail, you are not giving your login and
password to a third party. 

the only entities who know your password are you and your mail provider
(gmail) - which is *EXACTLY* as it should be.

IMO, that's reason enough in itself.


craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>

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