I have just noticed via Technorati, my good old friend Timothy Twelves has a blog. :)
Me in Helsinki and Tim in Johannesburg…
I do plan to visit South Africa for awhile next year…
Oh yeah, this a technical blog thing, so allow me to cast my opinion into this Gmail thing. Yes, excellent marketing.
I certainly will not be using it or recommending it mainly because of the grave privacy issues, described in the recently redesigned The Register. I refuse to use Orkut on this basis too.
So what do I recommend? Some of that home grown… For power users, nothing beats the speed and piece of mind that a bogofilter(spam filter), exim(MTA), vim(editor), offlineimap(archiver), Dovecot(imap server), mairix(searching) and mutt(mail pager) type setup offers.
For family and friends, I have webmail for you. Need an account?