Re: who saves every email message?

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From: Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Date: Thu Jan 11 2001 - 07:37:17 PST

I save every single one individually addressed to me,
delete the majority of mail lists if there's an archive
available, except for ones that seem important; every single
piece of email is sorted. Really important ones get BCC'd
and sorted into the same folder; the whole thing gets archived
about 3-4 times a month.

The single most compelling reason? I can download the
whole mail archive or different folders and sync them up with
my imac, PC at home, PC at work, SGI, or Sony laptop and have
a huge knowledge management mining vein so that when I am sitting
anywhere, I can pretend I know WTF I am talking about as I
can do expert searches on any subject that I track. 8-)


John Klassa wrote:
> I'm curious... How many of you save every email message you send and
> receive? How many don't? I've been in the former camp for quite a while,
> but keep wondering why I bother... I can think of a few reasons, but none
> all all that compelling. If you're in the former camp, and want to share
> your reasons with me, that'd be cool too. :-)
> Anyway, reply in private email and I'll summarize to the list after a
> while.
> Thanks,
> John

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