[FoRK] Rael on e-mail

Luis Villa louie at ximian.com
Wed Apr 14 19:36:43 PDT 2004


On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 19:31 -0700, Justin Mason wrote:
> Luis Villa writes:
> > Heh. At that point in time, they were busily trying to get ready to save
> > the company, which for better or for worse did mean selling to
> > conservative corporations used to outlook.
> > 
> > Though, scrolling through your recommendations: 
> > 
> > * threading has been around since at least when I started using evo
> > (oct-nov. 2000?)
> > 
> > * colorization since 2002? (I think evo 1.2, not sure.)
> > 
> > * no saved_as_context, but there are arbitrary labels you can apply to
> > the mails (each color is associated with such a label, so colorization
> > and the label are associated.) You can then vfolder on the label. So
> > easy enough to do that. I think also a 1.2 feature.
> > 
> > * no retitling.
> > 
> > * I think someone has done the email->todo for the upcoming evo 2.0,
> > though not sure.
> 
> Hmm, current Evo does look quite nice ;)
> 
> BTW, Luis -- do you know if it's possible to bind a keypress to "move mail
> into folder X", where "X" is preselected in the keybinding, rather than
> selected from a menu at keypress time?  
> 
> KMail and ExMH both allow this, and it's a killer feature I rely on...
> (investigating a switch ;)

I don't think it does, but I'm not 100% sure- I never move things to
folders, except 2-3 times a year for archive purposes. Otherwise
everything is in the inbox and I just use vfolders. Performance suffers
at 60-80K emails in the inbox, but other than that, it works fine.

Luis



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