[CentOS] cross-platform email client

Fri Apr 15 19:52:39 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 04/15/11 12:45 PM, Florin Andrei wrote:
> On 04/15/2011 12:28 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
>> I think T-bird gets locked up when its SENDING mail if the server takes
>> too long to reply at the early stages of the protocol.  that or DNS
>> lookups take too long.
> At least in my case - no and no.
> It freezes randomly but pretty often, no relation to sending emails.
> The IMAP and SMTP servers are defined by IP address, not hostname. But
> even if that was the case, a software that blocks the UI completely
> while waiting for something in the background? Sounds like 1999 all over
> again.

my local SMTP server is intentionally configured to verify delivery 
addresses before it accepts a mail.  sometimes this causes delays.