cs at zip.com.au
Tue Dec 11 21:08:36 UTC 2007
On 11Dec2007 08:50, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
>>> I use gmail and pick them up with POP, although I'll probably switch to
>>> IMAP soon. Can gmail rules do anything but sort? I don't want to have
>>> to wade through a bunch of different folders. And I don't consider the
>>> easy to see tags used by Centos, rt-users. opennms-discuss,
>>> openvpn-users, fedora-directory-users, linux-lvm, backuppc-users, etc.,
>>> etc. to be 'messed up'. In fact they are very helpful.
>> Not when half your subject line is hidden by "[random-blah-list-I-already
> Errr, no, that's the point. I don't know that list when what my mail
> client presents is the subject lines of unread messages and the list is not
> polite enough to identify itself there. Your solution seems to be to do a
> lot of grunge work with hidden fields. Mine is simpler - just use a screen
> big enough to display what you want to see.
Not very portable to small displays.
1: Does not GMail show you tags?
2: GMail filters can add tags to messages.
3: You can always read just-the-list by reading the tag.
So, no, GMail doesn't need the subjec lines to be mangled.
Use its tags.
Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> DoD#743
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