[thelist] [OT] more gmail invites

Jeff Wilhelm thelist at summit7solutions.com
Mon Aug 30 14:17:42 CDT 2004

Who can resist the Google charm?!

In my mind, the only "cool" feature is the conversation-style threading --
other than that it's webmail at its basic, in some ways more basic than the

I really do think the Google "brand" is at play here -- the search engine is
awesome of course, and the lack of advertizing (blatant banner ads at least)
is a draw...

Message from  at Monday, August 30, 2004 2:52 PM: 

> What's the big deal with gmail...other than being Google
> related?  Is it any better than say Yahoo, Hotmail,
> SpyMac, MyMacMail, etc?  Why all the buzz? I hear that
> the storage limit is bigger than some, but really, why is
> gmail so appealing?  Is it just Google branding at its
> finest?    
> On 8/30/04 1:46 PM, "Alan Lloyd"
> <evolt at hosting-reserve.co.uk> wrote: 
> > I have 6 so if anyone wants one. Let me know off list.
> > 
> > Alan

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