[Design] MailTags

Oren Sreebny oren at washington.edu
Wed Jan 11 12:53:23 PST 2006


I like the implementation of tagging in gmail - where it basically  
looks like virtual folders, but with the property that a given  
message can have multiple tags.

- Oren

On Jan 11, 2006, at 1:10 PM, Ted Leung wrote:

> So in today's IRC office hour <http://wiki.osafoundation.org/script/ 
> getIrcTranscript.cgi?date=20060111> there was a side discussion  
> about tagging mail.   There is a plugin MailTags <http:// 
> www.indev.ca/MailTags.html>, for OS X's Mail.app that allows you to  
> locally tag messages, and then search, create smart mailboxes, etc  
> based on tags.  Unfortunately, it does not propagate those tags  
> into sent messages, so you can't tag messages for someone else.
>
> Mimi commented that it made her crazy, and several people were  
> interested in hearing her reasoning, etc.  So this message is a  
> place to hang that thread.
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