[MlMt] keeping sent mail with other mail

Kai Grossjohann kai.grossjohann at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 09:27:41 EST 2015

I'm only at two and a half decades, but I still bcc myself in MailMate.

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 3:02 PM, Shoshanna Green <shoshannag at gmail.com>

> For three decades, I've kept track of my outgoing mail by BCC:ing myself.
> When I first started using email (pine on unix systems), I don't think
> "Sent Messages" were even a thing, and then they were a thing but they
> filed my outgoing mail apart from my incoming mail, which makes no sense to
> me. I want mail I send to be in my inbox, with other new and recent mail,
> until I file or delete it. So I just kludged it with BCC. (I can't be the
> only person who does this; Thunderbird has an "Always BCC myself"
> preference.) But this is one of the legacy kludges I'm hoping to clean up
> in a shift to MailMate.
> Just yesterday I commented on ticket #213, Keep replies in same folder (
> http://freron.lighthouseapp.com/projects/58672/tickets/
> 213-keep-replies-in-same-folder), which seemed like the closest I could
> get to this in MailMate, but which still isn't quite right for me. But this
> morning it occurred to me that MMate's experimental 2.0 feature of Rules
> lets me just set up a rule on my Sent Messages mailbox that says to move
> all incoming messages to my Inbox! So simple. So obvious.
> Is there any reason I shouldn't do that? I've always strenuously ignored
> Sent Messages folders, so if this is going to mess something up behind the
> scenes, please tell me.
> --
> Shoshanna Green
> shoshannag at gmail.com
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