4715RE: [NTO] Mozilla-Firebird - keeping current with nightlies
- Aug 6, 2003And there are definitely more free products that beat pay-for that people
just don't know about.
> I'm currently using OE (through Popfile) and X1-Find forHaven't used Popfile, though I have heard of it. I'm more of a Spamihilator
> searching email archives. The X1-Find program claims to
> support OE, Outlook, Eudora and NetscapeMail formats.
or K9 fan when it comes to quick filtering of mail.
If X1 supports Netscape mail formats, then you should have no problems with
Mozilla builds, since that's what Netscape is anyway.
> If you know ... is the format for Thunderbirds mail filesWithout having tried it, I would still say yes. Netscape and Mozilla are
> "likely" to be compatible with Netscape mail? I'd assume
> they've probably attempted to keep backwards compatibility
> but haven't read much about it at all.
basically the same, except for the lack of AOL. Yes!
> Again, if you know ... any ideas about the feasibility ofI'm actually more surprised than anything that you are using OE to manage
> converting some 90,000 messages in approx 300 OE-DBX
> files/folders from OE-format to NetscapeMail format (whatever
> that is - I guess I'd better make an effort to
all of that mail. I'd definitely be on something else if and when managing
that much data. But hey, whatever works for you, right?
> btw: I've been flipping back and forth between defaultAnd Firebird was always such a slow starter for me. I actually have been in
> browsers of Firebird (aka Phoenix), MyIE2 and Sleipnir for
> about 6 months. The last time I ditched Firebird (late 0.5
> version) it was primarily because at least for me it seemed
> too resource heavy compared to the two IE-based tabbed browsers.
the habit of using Avant browser for a lot of surfing these days. I like it
better than, say, Netcaptor, or IE and Firebird. Nice and skinnable without
restarting, very stable, (for me anyway!) and has the "tabbed" interface at
the bottom for quick access to previous pages. Plus it has a couple handy
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