On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 02:51:09AM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I've taken to using an OS-X notebook lately, and I'm looking for an email
> client which doesn't suck. Mutt is an obvious answer, but I've become used to
> pointy clicky MUA goodness with KMail. I've tried Mailsmith, Apple's Mail,
> PowerMail, Eudora and Mozilla. I haven't tried Entourage, but unless using it
> can also cure world hunger, I won't.
> So what's wrong with them all, you might well ask? Well, they have this borked
> idea that an email address, an email account (POP or IMAP), and an SMTP
> server are joined at the hip. I have a number of email addresses which I use,
> a (different) number of servers from which I fetch mail, and another number
> of SMTP servers which I use to send mail.
> When composing a mail, I want to be able to easily pick from any of my
> identities. I don't necessarily want to have an incoming folder for each
> account (I can set that up if I want) and I want to always use the SMTP
> server 'nearest' to me, depending on where I am.
Eudora under windows has supported what you want since at least Version 4.
I'd be very surprised if the Mac version doesn't.
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