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Carlos Fenollosa

Carlos Fenollosa

Engineer, developer, entrepreneur

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Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet

August 15, 2014 — Carlos Fenollosa

Nice piece by Alexis C. Madrigal on why the email will live long and strong for many years to come. Furthermore, I agree with thim that all these startups trying to replace it with some other proprietary protocol are pretty much doomed.

IM didn't kill the email and it has been around since the nineties; phone messengers have taken some of its market quota and use cases, but THE messaging protocol is still email.

Who knows, maybe in five years I have to eat my words. Meanwhile, I'm positive that it was a good choice of a protocol for feenbox

Tags: feenbox, internet

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