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Re: T-bird outgoing filters?

On Mon, May 29, 2006 at 04:53:30PM -0500 or thereabouts, Ron Johnson wrote:

> Stephen wrote:
> > On Sun, May 28, 2006 at 01:46:49PM -0500 or thereabouts, Ron Johnson wrote:


> >> 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 ;


> > 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 ?


> 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.

Yes I understood what you want, just don't understand how useful it is.

For example, TBird has a fair search facility -- I've had no problem
finding specific e-mails I've sent, in an account global sent folder. To
each their own I guess.

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

Confusing if you ask me, mixing sent with rec'd. <shrug>

> > Might be why it's not a widespread feature in e-mail clients ...
> Neither is Reply To List, but it's still dared useful.


Alas, how love can trifle with itself!
		-- William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona"

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