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Re: [vox-tech] tags with mutt



On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 05:46:25PM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> FireFox and GMail have sort-of recently (past year) converted me from the
> directory paradigm to the tag paradigm.
> 
> Is there a way to use tags with email and mutt?
> 
> I might be able to roll my own system if there's a convenient way to add a
> header line to the email (I'd rather not do control-E and hand write the
> header line -- after all, tagging is to increase efficiency/convenience).

ProcMail can do it. It pre-handles the mail and is set up with (fairly) simple scripting rules as far as "if you see this then do this". Ive seen some to add X-header tags of various types. 

Personally I use it on one system to "see" the From and change it. I get many text messages from cell phones in my email box and not paying attention to who it was that said what was getting me in trouble so I convert the phone-numbers to names in the from as it hits my mailbox before I read it.

Gandalf  Parker
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