[MlMt] Mail archiving best practice

Pedro Lobo pedro at plobo.net
Tue Feb 3 07:31:52 EST 2015

This is great Benny,

Just a few notes/requests:

1. Would it be possible to reflect the emails date when importing. 
Currently, importing emails will set the entries date to today, instead 
of the emails date.
2. Would it be possible to get a bundle for Together too?


On 19 Jan 2015, at 15:56, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 19 Jan 2015, at 10:08, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
>> On 19 Jan 2015, at 7:29, Matthew Cawood wrote:
>>> My preference is to archive in DevonThink, which holds my email 
>>> archives from the mid 2000s. But it seems that MailMate and 
>>> Devonthink don't hook up,
>> I plan to add that too and I did start creating it. If I remember 
>> correctly I delayed it, because DevonThink needs the original email 
>> instead of the summary-oriented style used for the various GTD 
>> bundles. (I'll check up on the state of this bundle.)
> Within a few hours you should see a “DEVONThink Pro” bundle in the 
> Bundles preferences pane (MailMate checks for bundle updates every few 
> hours). If you enable that then you should have a command for adding 
> an email to DEVONThink. It uses the subject of the email for the file 
> name and it also adds a URL to the record in order to easily go back 
> to the email from DEVONThink (⌃⌘O). It does not allow configuring 
> where to store it in DEVONThink though -- didn't quite figure out how 
> that is done.
> Note that this command can also be used in rules to automatically 
> archive an email and perhaps delete it from MailMate. This can even 
> happen automatically when an email reaches a certain age.
> -- 
> Benny
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