Closed Bug 242357 Opened 16 years ago Closed 16 years ago

Eudora-style global Inbox and filters

Categories

(Thunderbird :: Preferences, enhancement)

enhancement
Not set

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 46041

People

(Reporter: spamluvr, Assigned: mscott)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 (20040207)

Kindly requesting implementation of a different approach to handling incoming
mail. Eudora does not make any inherent distinction between messages based on
which account they are delivered to. This approach makes reading mail and
creating filters much easier for those of us who don't CARE what account a
particular message was sent to. Under the T-Bird (aka Netscape 4) approach, to
read all of your mail you have to scrub and click much more if you use multiple
accounts. Not to mention, create the same filter n times for n accounts if you
want it applied to all incoming mail.

I understand that this enhancement will never be implemented and I will have to
continue to put up with Eudora's annoyances. I thought it was important that
someone request it all the same.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Whiteboard: DUPEME
After several searches and following a trail of duplicates, I finally arrived at
bug 46041, which pushes for one set of folders for all accounts. And to make
that bug easier to find in the future, I added "(global inbox, etc.)" to its
summary--hopefully that will help. I knew I've seen this bug before but couldn't
find it.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 46041 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Whiteboard: DUPEME
(In reply to comment #1)
> And to make
> that bug easier to find in the future, I added "(global inbox, etc.)" to its
> summary--hopefully that will help.

Thanks Robert, I tried all of the search terms I could think of and couldn't
track it down, though I thought surely this behavior must have been requested by
someone before me. Thanks again.
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