All things man-made will break, even Google’s own GMail. Now, you don’t need to fuss about it if you had all your GMail data backed up.
Here’s a bunch of great resources on how to back up your GMail so the next time GMail goes down, you will still have access to your e-mail:
If you use MS Outlook and pop your mail from GMail, you are already all good since you have downloaded all your e-mail. (unless you deleted it) I use MS Outlook every once in awhile just to p