Re: Mail issues
On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 04:17:43PM -0400, Richard wrote:
> Looking for a simple method of doing this:
> Main reason for the changes, lost 255,000 email in a mbox format.
...sorry for the loss and that i don't have a "substitute"
however, i just wanted to add that i use the "mbox" format,
but i just copy the "mbox" file into a new file at the end
of each year--to archive it. then, i delete the contents
of "mbox" and start with an empty one at the beginning of
for example, i have these "mbox" files as yearly archives:
i typically archive between 3,000-6,000 emails per year,
and my email client, mutt, handles them nicely. this way,
my "mbox" doesn't grow to become unmanageable or slow.
and, certainly, i can archive more frequently, if neces-
so, if i have to find old emails, i just look through
those "archived" files.