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Matts (1087)

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I work for MessageLabs [] in Toronto, ON, Canada. I write spam filters, MTA software, high performance network software, string matching algorithms, and other cool stuff mostly in Perl and C.

Journal of Matts (1087)

Tuesday August 06, 2002
03:58 AM


[ #6925 ]

Why can't I bookmark an email, like I can a web page?

Why can't I search my web browser's cache, like I can an email folder?

These things need to be integrated, or at least easier.

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  • ...but that probably doesn't really answer your question. You could probably do something like this in Mozilla quite easily, add a stylesheet to layout an IMAP or POP3 request.
    Waiting on the Road to Eventually, I lost my Place On Line
  • grep -R 'use Perl' /var/tmp/.netscape-cache-user

    seems to work okay

    And if you use MH mail feel free to

    Were that I say, pancakes?
    • Re:Uhhh (Score:3, Interesting)

      grep is not integration. It's a tool, and you could build the integration *with* that tool, but you can't call it integration into my browser.

      And bookmarking a file in a web browser isn't what I want either - I want to be able to bookmark an email, from within my email client (whether that integrates with my web bookmarks or not I don't care).