[MlMt] Mail archive tools - best searching

MM_Arc mailmate at arcict.com
Wed Aug 4 03:54:10 EDT 2021

Hello Antonio,

Which version of MacOS and which version of MM are you using ?

I’ve ran into some issues with development versions which Benny ( Mr. 
MM ) quickly resolved.



On 3 Aug 2021, at 22:38, Antonio Leding wrote:

> Hello MailMate community,
> My inquiry today has to do with the search facilities of the various 
> mail archiving tools out there.  Based on my reading of the mailer 
> archives, the following tools seem to get a lot of mention:
> * Devon
> * EagleFiler
> * Mail Steward
> * Horcrux
> * Mail Archiver X
> **As baseline**, I truly love MailMate’s search facility.  I find it 
> to be incredibly functional and an essential tool that enables me to 
> easily find emails especially when I have very little search criteria. 
>  So MailMate’s search functionality is a minimum requirement for me.
> **Next - my current setup**:  I have a locally installed Dovecot 
> server that is dedicated to archives.  This works great and because it 
> is accessible via MailMate, access & searching of archives is 
> essentially the same as for “live” email.  And while I do love the 
> consistency, it is not a “must-have” like the search functionality 
> is.
> **The issue???** Simply put, MailMate is unstable - well, it is for me 
> at least. Despite running various MailMate versions across different 
> Macs & OS versions, MailMate still crashes at least 3-5 times per 
> week.
> So, in an attempt to find a more stable scenario, I’ve decided to 
> check with you all and solicit feedback regarding how well each of the 
> above apps implements search facilities.  I’ve actually tried both 
> Devon & EagleFiler and while Devon’s search seems to rival that of 
> MailMate, I find EagleFiler’s search to be somewhat lacking.  
> Perhaps this is a user error issue and if so, then please feel free to 
> educate me.
> So with that, I respectfully request any feedback you would like to 
> share re: your mail archiver of choice and how well it provides search 
> facilities.
> Thanks in advance…
> — Tony —
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