Re: Apple Mail Question - Delete Account?
- From: Paul Sture <paul.nospam@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 12:10:26 +0200
In article <1jzept7.6aifi15ysx16N%nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Richard Maine) wrote:
1. Just a human interface/organization problem. When I say they kept it
all in their inbox, I mean it had no organization at all - just all the
emails they had gotten over the last several years sitting there in the
order of arrival, often without even deleting pure junk. These were
accounts at work and didn't have a horrible amoung of spam, but there
were zillions of the kind of boring messages that management liked to
send out that nobody really ever cared about in the first place, much
less wanted to keep.
It was awfully hard for these people to actually find things that they
might be looking for in this mess; might as well not have bothered to
keep it if they couldn't make use of it. There were multiple cases of
quite large attachments that they just had someone resend because they
couldn't find the old one; it was there, but they couldn't find it. (No,
spotlight wasn't a help. This was from before spotlight, and I'm having
trouble recalling whether it was on a Mac or a Linux box anyway; we had
Lotus Notes had a nice feature here. You could search for all emails
containing attachments and extract them, or simply extract the
attachments themselves, This was very handy when the time came to
migrate off it.
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