Gmail Beta, why beta this long?

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  1. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    What is the advantage of having software in beta for this many years?
     
  2. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    the google search engine was beta for years a well. it was an evolving product then as is gmail. it's just how they operate
     
  3. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    So they can suck you on its many features, then throw the switch and start charging people :p
     
  4. nucklearknight

    nucklearknight New Member

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    I sincerely hope they don't start charging for g-mail or the pop3 access it provides for free. That was the reason I switched to it in the first place.
     
  5. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    They don't need to charge for it. They get more than enough money from the companies that want data mined from your email.
     
  6. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    i highly doubt they will.
     
  7. nucklearknight

    nucklearknight New Member

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    I'm relieved
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  8. s2k

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    and imap
     
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    r00tman Archiver of LOLs

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