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Re: Spam filter for pop accounts

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  • tifrusti
    ... I agree 110%. I love the way Gmail handles POP accounts. However, Yahoo Mail does a better job with everything else. This is one area that the Y! Beta
    Message 1 of 4 , May 1, 2007
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      --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "mailzentrale" <starlightgroup@...> wrote:
      >
      > And please give us a "pop mail fetcher" that will automatically check
      > pop3 accounts for new mails every hour or so (shorter period like 5
      > minutes for Mail Plus users).
      >
      >
      > --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, Hank Anderson <hankanderson@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I have two non-Yahoo pop accounts that I had set up for Yahoo to
      > check. For various reasons, they receive a lot of spam.
      > Unfortunately, non-Yahoo pop accounts aren't run through Yahoo's spam
      > filter and it was creating a lot of problems, manually going through
      > and deleting the spam to find the important emails.
      > >
      > > Out of desperation, I have now moved those accounts to the gmail
      > account that I kept just for kicks. Amazingly, gmail runs all the
      > accounts it checks through their spam filters. Now my spam problems
      > on those accounts are virtually non-existent. The problem is that
      > that is really the only thing I like about gmail. In fact, I don't
      > find much about gmail that I like at all. I much prefer the Yahoo
      > interface and capabilities and will maintain my yahoo account as my
      > primary email, but I will be forced to use to gmail for non-Yahoo
      > accounts.
      > >
      > > The point is that I would like to beg, plead, whatever that Yahoo
      > mail begin running non-Yahoo pop accounts through the Yahoo spam
      > filters (which works quite well with my Yahoo mail account). If that
      > was done, I could move all my accounts back to Yahoo which would be
      > my great preference. Thanks!
      > >
      > > Hank
      > >
      >
      I agree 110%. I love the way Gmail handles POP accounts. However,
      Yahoo Mail does a better job with everything else. This is one area
      that the Y! Beta should really look into. There might be a a number
      of users who would be willing to pay for it as a premium feature.

      Todd
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