[FoRK] portals vs time

Lucas Gonze lgonze at panix.com
Mon Jan 31 16:53:25 PST 2005


On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Luis Villa wrote:
> Some, not all. Certainly probably wouldn't make you happy ;)

Yeah, I realize that ithis sounds like a ridiculous pile of requests. 
But it's not!  Firefox is that good a browser, Emacs is that good a text 
editor...

-L

> On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 14:41:59 -1000 (HST), Lucas Gonze <lgonze at panix.com> wrote:
>>
>> A GUI with the speed of a console tool.
>>
>> Ability to search and sort email in a way that doesn't suck.
>> Auto-filtering according to a bunch of different properties.  These
>> currently exist but are slow and inaccurate.  If these actually worked
>> already, there would be no need for folders.
>>
>> Really good out of the box support for mailing lists.
>>
>> An address book that builds itself.  Auto-completion of recipient fields
>> based on analysis of who you have written to in the past and, in general,
>> the likelihood that a bit of typed stuff represents any address the mailer
>> has ever seen.
>>
>> Access both via the web and local software.  (IMAP takes too much manual
>> intervention.)
>>
>> (I haven't lived on Linux GUI since the days before Evolution was
>> mature, so can't say how well it meets these criteria.)
>
> Some, not all. Certainly probably wouldn't make you happy ;)
>
> Luis
>


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