Just daddying around

Gmail switch

After getting invited in Gmail i messed arround with it a couple of days and decided to make it my primary e-mail.
Its simple, fast, LARGE, and cool (maybe not so mush as it was when it launched…).
So I sent 2 info e-mails to all my contacts, 100 e-mail addresses each (thats the gmail limit per message) to let my friends and colleagues know I switched.
I used to use Yahoo and Hotmail as my main e-mails as well as my provider’s and my host’s so it was a mess.
So after sending the 200 notices I began to import (redirect) the old messages from Yahoo and Hotmail.
Detailed instructions can be found here.
You will need Eudora, Hotmail Popper, Yahoo Pops and a can of soda.
500 messages later Gmail reported that I am using 2% of my 1000 mb limit…
After that you need to label all this mess, archive them all and you are done.
The catch was that e-mails in Greek language where a hit and miss situation even if I tried all the encoding options of Firefox 0.9.
But this is a known issue as it is reported in Features, Fixes, & Feedback by the Gmail devs.

Oh by the way…I have 2 Gmail invites left…
Just leave a smart commnent…

Oops…both invites are gone….

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6 responses

  1. Hi, myphoner!

    July 2, 2004 at 10:30 am

  2. Thanasis Dimas

    Smart comment…?
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    July 2, 2004 at 10:46 am

  3. George

    Gmail is perfect!

    July 4, 2004 at 8:42 am

  4. GT

    Use http://www.GTransfer.com to transfer your Hotmail to Gmail.

    July 15, 2004 at 10:04 am

  5. ZOUZOUNIARIS

    Mail Mail Mail Gmail

    August 21, 2004 at 7:40 pm

  6. Firas

    i need the gmail invite 🙂

    gmailforum.com

    August 24, 2004 at 12:57 pm