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trixter at oldskool.org
Mon Jun 26 12:58:27 CDT 2006
Jim Isbell, W5JAI wrote:
> Computer litterate is not the question. ( have been designing
> computers since the IBM 7070 in 1960) I have filters, yes, but I also
> get a list of mail that I can scroll down without sorting the mail
> first which to me is just an extra step that makes it harder. I like
> scrolling doen the entire list of 300 post a day and clicking on the
> ones I want to see then deleting the batch. Without an identifying
> signature in the subject this is not possible and I am forced to use
> "your" method of sorting into separate boxes then going to each box
> and reading the mail there then going to the next box...etc....etc.
> which I find tedious.
Okay, then don't sort into separate boxes, but rather color the email a
different color based on the filter. Thunderbird, Outlook, even *nix
stuff like Mutt can highlight subject lines in a list in different
colors, so just flag all of your mailing list email a different color
based on the filter.
Jim Leonard (trixter at oldskool.org) http://www.oldskool.org/
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