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Re: Email programs that work.

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Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Am 2006-08-31 08:56:17, schrieb hendrik@topoi.pooq.com:
>> On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 07:20:12AM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> Besides, how does one manage a 2*10^6 email folder?  My 21" monitor
>>> running at 1280x1024 can only display 45 email subjects.  That would
>>> be *44,445* screens of emails.  Totally unmanageable by humans.
>> Maybe one pixel per message? :-(
> I use courier-imap with subfolders and the INBOX.* has only 63 entries.
> The INBOX.ML_debian.* with 83 (the third biggest subfolder).
> INBOX.BTS_debian.L.<package> are only small ones
> The biggest is my INBOX.Business.* and the second one INBOX.Peoples.*
> In sumary I have 1592 folders and subfolders...
> In summary arround 7.14 million messages with over 65 GByte messages.

I think I'd roll those *old* messages into gzipped mbox files and
install grepmail if I really needed to search them.

- --
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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