- I used a long time Microsoft Outlook Express to manage my emails and newsgroups messages. But when I tried the version 5, I did not retrieve my newsgroups archivs, and also I saw that the archiv files where very bad : a bif 70 Mb file and mmany littles, with bad names. So I have tried Netscape 4.5. I easily imported my mails (not the newsgroups messages), and I saw that the archiv files were easily done, each name for a newsgroup or a mail folder. As I want to go to Linux, in a long time, I jumped...
A mailbox access for each one
- So, I may now compare Netscape Messenger and Outlook Express. I feel that Outlook Express is more comfortable, particularly in the use of the two formats text and Html in a unique editor. But Netscape Messenger has also advantages, particularly the menagement of the arborescent email messages (as in newsgroups), and the menagement of profiles, so that, for instance, each family memeber has his Web/mail/newsgroup space (web if Netscape navigator is used, but I explain in the pages IE that I wait).
The arborescent messages of the mail
A profile for anyone : home-papa, job-papa, mama, girl, boy
- Of course, you find this program (with the whole Netscape Communicator) in the Netscape site. I had no difficulties to make coexisting Internet Explorer and Netscape Communicator, I only had to define IE as the default browser (except for Messenger...), and Messenger as the default mail manager.