RE: [newtech-1] Google Mail for your Domain

From: Dean C.
Sent on: Friday, March 14, 2008 10:40 AM
Lol of course you could just drop and drag instead of the effort of
labeling.


Get over it fanboys - there is chocolate and vanilla in the world for a
reason.

 

Regards,

Dean Collins
Cognation Pty Ltd
[address removed] 
[masked]
[masked] (Sydney in-dial). 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of
> James McGraw
> Sent: Friday, 14 March[masked]:37 AM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: Re: [newtech-1] Google Mail for your Domain
> 
> Umm, this is the exact problem labels solves:
> 
> I have two emails, both from Rich, one about Facebook Apps, one about
> NY Angels... I could create three folders:
> 
> Rich/
>   FacebookApps/
>     Email One
>   NYAngels/
>     Email Two
> 
> and then repeat the process for all my contacts....
> 
> Mike/
>   FacebookApps/
>     Email X
>     Email X
>   NYAngels
>     Email X
> 
> John/
>   etc etc etc
> 
> OR I could create two labels in Gmail:
> 
> FacebookApps and NYAngels
> 
> and apply them to the emails that matter. Then if I want to find that
> email from rich for facebook apps I type the following in the search
> box:
> 
> from:[address removed] label:facebookapps
> 
> and you're good to go! I think the label system is FAR superior to
> folders, it just takes a little getting used to.
> 
> - jake
> 
> 
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 10:20 AM, Dean Collins <[address removed]>
wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > I guess because people who use email for their livelihood like me
needs to
> > be able to drag emails to various folders.
> >
> >
> >
> > Eg; I have emails from Rich stored in about 3 or 4 various folders -
some he
> > posted to this list some directly, depending on what he was saying
or how it
> > may relate to a project I'm working on.
> >
> >
> >
> > Now you might just say - label the email "Rich" and have it sort
into a
> > quasi folder....er that wont work because there is a folder about
facebook
> > apps that I need one of those emails to go into or NY Angel Groups
that I
> > need another one of his emails to go into.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm sure gmail will get their eventually and I'm glad it's working
for you
> > just don't be so dismissive if some of us want to stick with Outlook
for a
> > little bit longer J
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >
> > Dean Collins
> >  Cognation Pty Ltd
> >  [address removed]
> >  [masked]
> >  [masked] (Sydney in-dial).
> >
> >
> >  ____________________­____________
> >
> >
> > From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf
Of
> EddieN
> >  Sent: Friday, 14 March[masked]:58 AM
> >  To: [address removed]
> >  Subject: Re: [newtech-1] Google Mail for your Domain
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Rich:
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 1:17 AM, Rich Hecker <[address removed]>
wrote:
> >
> >
> > useless for me
> >
> >
> >  I don't see why you absolutely need folders for your email when the
label
> > system works so well. I've used plenty of email clients in my life,
and the
> > Gmail interface is my favorite. Quick example: let's say I wanted to
make
> > sure that all mail from a particular address is kept together in one
place.
> > All I need to do is create a new Label, and then create a new filter
that
> > would look for all mail coming from that address and give it that
label. I
> > could also set up the filter so that such mail is starred (so that
it stands
> > out from the rest of the inbox), or archived (so that it doesn't
appear in
> > the main list until I want it to), or sent directly to the trash
(perfect
> > for people who send you nasty mail all the time!), or forwarded on
to
> > another address...or any combination of these.
> >
> >  In another mail client, you would have to navigate to the folder
you want;
> > in Gmail, you just click on one of the labels listed on the
left-hand side
> > of the page, and voila -- only the mail which has been given that
label
> > appears in the center of the screen. AFAIK you can create an
unlimited
> > number of labels and filters, and each piece of mail can have more
than one
> > label if you wish as well. Add in the fantastic search capabilities
of
> > Gmail, and you'd never lose a piece of email in the clutter of a
huge inbox
> > again.
> >
> >  Not to sound as if I work for Google or something, but since I
started
> > using Gmail, it's been no turning back. Why not give it a try? If
indeed you
> > can't get to like the service, no problem, you can get your money
back -- oh
> > yeah, that's right, the service is free ;p
> >
> >  Eddie
> >
> >  --
> >  Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking
they
> > can't lose. -- Bill Gates
> >
> >
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