OT: which to use - email client or web-based email?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 16:46:44 UTC 2008

Steve Lamb wrote:
> On Wed, June 11, 2008 8:05 am, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Have KMail filters drop the mail from each server into a different inbox -
>> then you can set the default address per folder.
>     Which should be the default behavior of multi-account mail clients.  I
> never understood this idea, which I first saw in Eudora back in the 90s,
> of pulling from multiple accounts and then dumping them all into a
> single location and running them through the same set of filters. 
> Always seemed that if I really wanted all my mail in one account I'd
> just use one account.  *shrug*

They can only combine messages if you use POP.  If you set up IMAP 
access, the client has to understand that each server/account has its 
own set of folders.  You can make rules that move messages if you want, 
but I don't think you'll find anything doing it by default.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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