Re: My own emails
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> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:37:29 -0600
> Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
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>> On 02/29/08 15:14, Celejar wrote:
>>> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 08:36:11 +0000
>>> Brad Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 01:04:20 -0500
>>>> "H.S." <email@example.com> 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.
>> Here's a link to a screenshot of my nested folders and threaded
>> email. It's Icedove, but Evo, Sylpheed & KMail, Iceape etc would
>> all look essentially the same. Outlook would, too, if it knew how
>> to thread (or I could figure out how to turn it on).
>> If gmail can do that, then *please* send me a screenshot!
> Point conceded. I don't actually use the Gmail webmail interface much
> (I download via POP and use Sylpheed). It is still true that Gmail's
> labels can be useful for sorting mail, although it's certainly a
> different (and arguably inferior) paradigm than the classic folder
>> Ron Johnson, Jr.
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I'm not sure it is, i'm using Gmail's label's to sort (albiet using
thunderbird to "move" the messages into the "folder"(label)
It's working VERY neatly for me.
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