Re: My own emails
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: My own emails
- From: Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:48:33 -0600
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On 02/29/08 17:57, H.S. wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> On 02/29/08 15:14, Celejar wrote:
>>> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 08:36:11 +0000
>>> Brad Rogers <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 01:04:20 -0500
>>>> "H.S." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Hello H.S.,
>>>>>> I just discovered the other day that gmail doesn't have folders!
>>>>> I guess they replaced that with labels.
>>>> Which does nothing to improve wading through a list of messages. :-(
>>> Why not? Whenever you would move a message into folder X, just label
>>> it X. Clicking on label X (or entering 'label:X' in the search box)
>>> will then limit the view to all X messages. The only difference
>>> between folders and labels, AFAIU, is that a message can be in only one
>>> folder, but it can have multiple labels. Am I missing something?
>> (Evolution has something similar, but also still has folders.)
>> Because with folders the messages are just *there*. No need to
>> click this, click that, search this, search that.
> IIRC, Thunderbird is also going to have the label feature in a big way.
> Wonder how that will change the folders' scene in it.
There are so many people out there using folders, that it would be
suicide for them to remove folders.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"(Women are) like compilers. They take simple statements and
make them into big productions."
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