[MlMt] Mail archiving best practice

Matthew Cawood matt.cawood at me.com
Tue Feb 3 05:33:35 EST 2015

OK, thanks for the clarification.

On 3 Feb 2015, at 20:45, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 3 Feb 2015, at 10:22, Matthew Cawood wrote:
>> An update: Devontech just put out an email noting that it's possible 
>> to drop *.mbox files onto the Devonthink dock icon to activate 
>> import.
>> I tried that with a MailMate *.mailbox file. It works!
> I think I should clarify a bit here. A `.mbox` file is not the same as 
> a `.mailbox` *folder*. I think DevonThink simply scans the folder and 
> finds the `.eml` files within it.
> It is quite likely that it would work better if MailMate supported 
> exporting to `.mbox` file(s).
> (Also note, that it's not always safe to access the files stored by 
> MailMate directly. It's a moving target if MailMate is active.)
> -- 
> Benny
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