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Re: T-bird outgoing filters?

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Stephen wrote:
> On Sun, May 28, 2006 at 01:46:49PM -0500 or thereabouts, Ron Johnson wrote:
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>> Hi,
>> Evolution has outgoing filters, so that, for example, emails that I
>> send to johndoe@netscape.com get sent to the subfolder john_doe
>> instead of Sent.
>> Does T-bird have anything like that?  I only see incoming filters.
> AFAIK not yet. According to this URL
> <http://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird:SummerOfCode2006> this capability
> is proposed for Google's Summer of Code by Team Thunderbird ;

We'll wait for Autumn, then...

> Why not do as another suggested, and have folders for each account, then
> simply have the sent message, copied to that specific account's 'sent'
> directory ?
> Personally, I don't see much need for filtering outbound messages -- It
> gets too confusing to have sent with inbound, in the same directory.

When I send email to friends and family members, it all goes into
the Sent folder, where I must manually move the mails to the various
person-specific folders.

With outbound filters, the mails get automatically deposited in the
folders.  Very handy.

> Might be why it's not a widespread feature in e-mail clients ...

Neither is Reply To List, but it's still dared useful.

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