[FoRK] Rael on e-mail

Luis Villa louie at ximian.com
Tue Apr 13 14:45:14 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 16:33 -0500, Contempt for Meatheads wrote:
>	http://www.raelity.org/computers/internet/email/archive.html
> A single archive of one's own #
> | Mon 12 Apr 2004
> I've spent an inordinate amount of time over the years acting as 
> librarian for my mail archive, manually sorting and sifting, carefully 
> categorizing, and lovingly tending my history in email. After spending 
> a little time with ZOE and thinking about the single archive 
> methodology in Gmail (don't sort, search), I'm starting an experiment 
> today where any mail to be kept for any reason I'll be dropping into a 
> single Archive folder and relying on full-text and 
> To/From/Subject-based searching rather than sifting through project-, 
> person-, or mailinglist-specific folders. I'll check back in and let 
> you know how I get on. 

I manage several gigs of mail and several K messages/day this way. No
problem. Evo (despite some flaws) really does rule this way.


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