That was really, really helpful.
After wasting 1.5 days mocking around with the bat, I still haven't being able
to import my mail from opera (!). So I'm going to be the one that defends M2
the contact completion is a lot faster in M2
The search is far better than any other mail system
the keyboard shortcuts are obvious
Having the mailer integrated in the browser helps a lot (less app. switching)
much better HTML suppor while being secure.
Separate files for individual mails, so no risk of losing a month's worth of
email if a smart antivirus program decides to delete a mailbox to 'clean'
Disadvantages (w.r.t. the bat)
No spelling built in
No separate accounts
Here is how I solved the disadvantages and will stick to M2
Spelling: I have a shortcut that brings up VIM 7 (bestest editor ever). That
gives me Spelling AND word completion with tab (and parentheis balancing,
etc. Do you know how often yo repeat a word in a mail? save keystrokes!)
Templates: using tSkeleton (vim plugin) or AHK, that should not be an issue:)
No separate accounts. This sounds like a big show stopper, but it's not.
since the search is immediate, just search for as many accounts as you have
(e.g., email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, etc), they will show up as a virtual
folder. You can see
The only problem is now to create different shortcuts to answer mails with your
different 'personas' (e.g., email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, etc). That, I haven't