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Forum: The Technical Zone... 9 Jul 2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,830
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: 2,830
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: 555
Views: 170,420
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: 2,830
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: 636
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: 636
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: 636
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: 4,297
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: 4,297
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: 4,297
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: 2,390
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: 2,044
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: 4,297
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: 4,297
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: 4,297
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: 4,297
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...
Forum: Early Warning... 8 Jan 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 37,682
Posted By hans2010
That's interesting. I don't see a "Settings"...

That's interesting. I don't see a "Settings" selector in Neo Basic. I guess you are using Neo Full Featured. Perhaps they just forgot to update the Options page in Basic. Fine with me, I only...
Forum: Early Warning... 8 Jan 2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,297
Posted By hans2010
I'm assuming you'd agree that there is some...

I'm assuming you'd agree that there is some extreme at which TLD proliferation would become absurd. Of course, where that point lies is subjective. What would that point be for you?
Forum: Early Warning... 6 Jan 2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 37,682
Posted By hans2010
Here's what's funny: At the link you referenced,...

Here's what's funny: At the link you referenced, it says Disposable Address is now a feature of free email. But is it? I recently discontinued my paid account. Now, in the free version (on...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 6 Jan 2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,044
Posted By hans2010
Yahoo emits fake IE error page

This is just weird/funny enough that I thought I'd post it here. I noticed this a few months ago and it's still happening now (Jan. 2014).

What happens is that on Yahoo Mail, on certain failed...
Forum: Early Warning... 6 Jan 2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,297
Posted By hans2010
How about ".cool", ".phat", and...

How about ".cool", ".phat", and ".hiphop"?

".sextoys"? ".startrek"? ".internet-anonymity-redirectors"?

".tennis", anyone?

Just to be clear, my point is that, at some point, TLD proliferation is...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Oct 2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,034
Posted By hans2010
As predicted, the deterioration of Yahoo Mail has...

As predicted, the deterioration of Yahoo Mail has been taken up by the mass media.

The Daily Mail (14 Oct 2013):

"Yahoo Mail users furious over Marissa Mayer's redesign that wiped away key features...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Oct 2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By hans2010
I think my usage pattern is similar to yours. ...

I think my usage pattern is similar to yours. Some people call this concept "disposable addresses" (giving out different addresses to different online sites, and deleting an address if you start...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 22 Sep 2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,909
Posted By hans2010
If you have Yahoo Mail, and log in to Yahoo...

If you have Yahoo Mail, and log in to Yahoo Messenger while at work (on the same Yahoo ID), then Yahoo Messenger is supposed to notify you when you get new mail (or at least it did for me when I...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 18 Sep 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,034
Posted By hans2010
Thanks for your comment, but I think you missed...

Thanks for your comment, but I think you missed my point. I did not say I expect to find "average Joes" (as you call them) reporting Yahoo Mail issues on EMD. That is already being done on the...
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