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Re: Good mail management techniques?

On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 12:12:14PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> The concept you're proposing has some similarities to ideas espoused by
> David Gelertner, whose capsule biography will always read "Yale
> professor, computer scientist, and victim of the Unabomber (Theodore
> Kaczynski)".  David survived the attempt on his life, though he was
> permanently injured as a result.
> Data on Lifestreams, Gelertner's project, is somewhat hard to find, the
> following provides an overview:
>     http://www.fend.es/members/magazine/march97/lifeb.html

On it's face, the idea of organizing by time is different from what I
had in mind.  However, it may be that the other classification
facilities would give me what I was looking for.

It doesn't seem things have gotten too far, though.  A few details

> There is a set of free software projects which may be of interest, this
> page details them:
>     http://www.dominopower.com/issues/issue199905/futures002.html
> Among them:
>   - Yoga, intended as a Lotus Notes replacement ("assuming the Lotus
>     position").  
>         http://samba.anu.edu.au/gnuotes/
>   - Casbah, "designed to be (take a deep breath) an application
>     development, Web server, email, discussion group, calendaring and
>     scheduling, content management, personal organizer groupware
>     product".  It's modeled on both Lotus Notes and Lifestreams, a
>     project launched by David Gelertner.
> 	http://ntlug.org/casbah/

Link doesn't work.

>   - GNU Gather.  Formerly known as PINN.
Can't find any trace of this on GNU's site.

Also there was a reference to www.lifestreams.com (as I recall); that
didn't work either.

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