[FoRK] Blogs, mailing lists, and hammer / screw
ldusseault at commerce.net
Wed Aug 27 11:51:33 PDT 2008
Oddly enough I'm on another mailing list discussing this right now:
IMAP5. Don't laugh.
On Aug 20, 2008, at 12:23 PM, Jeff Bone wrote:
> On Aug 19, 2008, at 9:14 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
>> I plan to thoroughly debunk the whole "search is better than
>> I like smart folders, however they are no replacement for storing
>> categorization decisions that I make. Great for the inbox.
> "Search is better than categorization" is a different judgment than
> "querying is better than containment." I happen to think both are
> true, but smart folders speak to the latter rather than the former.
> Smart folders conceptually work well with categorization, assuming
> Another way to put this: "what" and "where" are different
> characteristics, and for most things digital the latter is a low-to-
> negative value proposition if it has to be decided by a human.
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