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Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Sep 2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,310
Posted By hans2010
I was able to do what I specified in my earlier...

I was able to do what I specified in my earlier message. It works for my purposes.

Was there any particular thing in my earlier message that didn't work for you? If so, which thing was it, and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Sep 2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,310
Posted By hans2010
No prob. Just to add... Your FastMail...

No prob. Just to add...

Your FastMail "Settings" page has a setting called "Text Size", which defaults to what they call "Standard". So I take it that FastMail's default font size, whatever it is,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Sep 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,310
Posted By hans2010
If I understand your question correctly, the...

If I understand your question correctly, the answer is "yes".

Is there some issue?
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Mar 2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,474
Posted By hans2010
Exactly. Me too (no hashtag). There was a...

Exactly.



Me too (no hashtag).


There was a time when the software industry operated that way, although it tended to be large companies with deep pockets (like IBM). The trend in the 21st century...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Mar 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,474
Posted By hans2010
The following may be a good way to go about that...

The following may be a good way to go about that (strength in numbers...):
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Mar 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,474
Posted By hans2010
I say it's a functional degradation (as we'd call...

I say it's a functional degradation (as we'd call it in the software industry). I access FastMail on Windows 7 with Firefox.

I came here today because I noticed this adverse change in the UI,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Sep 2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,668
Posted By hans2010
Here's a wild hypothesis. It could be that...

Here's a wild hypothesis. It could be that someone, somewhere, clicked "This is spam" on an email they received from you (perhaps accidentally), and then Microsoft (or some blacklisting service...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 23 Oct 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,416
Posted By hans2010
Any hosting service that delivers mail to flat Unix mbox files?

Any hosting service that delivers mail to flat Unix mbox files?

It worked perfectly for years on Pair Networks' PairLite service. But now they're end-of-lifing that service and "upgrading" those...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 23 Oct 2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 384,063
Posted By hans2010
In a previous thread, Mail forwarding: good or...

In a previous thread, Mail forwarding: good or bad? (http://emaildiscussions.com/showthread.php?t=72802) (spawned from this thread around May/June 2017), the MXroute guy showed a completely rude and...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 9 Jul 2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,167
Posted By hans2010
I understand the problem exactly. I'm not the...

I understand the problem exactly. I'm not the one constantly complaining and refusing to take a constructive stance. So you should reconsider who it is that has a problem.



I laid out a way to...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 30 Jun 2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,167
Posted By hans2010
OK, then let's say I disagree with the indicated...

OK, then let's say I disagree with the indicated statement (not "opinion").



First, if they "rendered" something broken that used to work, it doesn't mean that the thing in question is flawed...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 29 Jun 2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 384,063
Posted By hans2010
I appreciate your comments in this thread. I...

I appreciate your comments in this thread. I created a new thread ("Mail forwarding: good or bad?") in another forum section ("The Technical Zone"). ...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 29 Jun 2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,167
Posted By hans2010
Mail forwarding: good or bad?

This is a continuation of a discussion from another thread. Some interesting technical issues were discussed there, with some points that I agree with. But I disagree with the opinion that mail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jun 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By hans2010
Hmm, I didn't know until now that Firefox has a...

Hmm, I didn't know until now that Firefox has a browser zoom. So, I tried it. It looks like the closest approximation we can get to the classic "Concise" theme is to select "Large Font" theme along...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jun 2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By hans2010
I agree, as I'm not a fan of heavy JavaScript and...

I agree, as I'm not a fan of heavy JavaScript and related things (like Ajax). For one thing, you're less likely to get meaningful and timely error messages when the connection is flaky (as you would...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jun 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By hans2010
Style sheet "Concise" (in Classic)

I may be in the minority here, but I like the "Concise" style sheet in Classic.

To cut to the chase: If anyone would like to see a "Concise" theme in the new interface, I suggest you submit a...
Forum: Early Warning... 14 Jan 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
My view is the same as expressed in the Dyson...

My view is the same as expressed in the Dyson article (http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/what-s-in-a-domain-name-) (to summarize, the view is that some forms of TLD-expansion, that have...
Forum: Early Warning... 14 Jan 2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
I understand that your views are different from...

I understand that your views are different from mine. As I said before, I hope yours turn out to be right.

Have a nice day.
Forum: Early Warning... 14 Jan 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
OK, whatever. The analogy was in parentheses...

OK, whatever. The analogy was in parentheses because it wasn't essential to my point. I had asked whether you think having a TLD for every IP would be absurd. You didn't answer, but since you...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Jan 2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,168
Posted By hans2010
pairNIC (https://www.pairnic.com/about.html) is a...

pairNIC (https://www.pairnic.com/about.html) is a domain registrar that offers free custom DNS and DNSSEC for domain names you have registered there. The same company offers web hosting with shell...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Jan 2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,787
Posted By hans2010
Long story. I had been using Yahoo Mail in its...

Long story. I had been using Yahoo Mail in its most basic form (what came to be known as "Classic") for many years. At some point along they way, they started doing Ajax and I didn't like it. I...
Forum: Early Warning... 11 Jan 2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
Two points: 1. "most of...", but not all. 2. ...

Two points: 1. "most of...", but not all. 2. Economic arguments are still valid. So the question is whether something with an economic cost is "worth it". Reasonable people can disagree on...
Forum: Early Warning... 9 Jan 2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
I did in subsequent posts. I didn't see your...

I did in subsequent posts. I didn't see your response to the questions I posed (including the one you quoted, and also the later ones).

If you take the article as a whole, you'll find some pretty...
Forum: Early Warning... 9 Jan 2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
I'm glad you agree. You can read more about why...

I'm glad you agree. You can read more about why TLD proliferation is becoming absurd in this article (http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/what-s-in-a-domain-name-) by Esther Dyson (founding...
Forum: Early Warning... 9 Jan 2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,631
Posted By hans2010
So it sounds like your position is basically (to...

So it sounds like your position is basically (to put it mathematically) that "there is no positive integer N, such that N is larger than the current number of TLDs, and such that having N TLDs would...
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