[sf-lug] threaded mail reader that includes sent messages?

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 16:31:38 PDT 2010

On 08/20/2010 07:59 AM, Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Aug 2010, Michael Shiloh wrote:
>> Every so often I am reminded that when sorting messages by threads, no
>> mail tool that I'm familiar with is able to include sent messages as
>> well as received messages.
>> (I am told that Google mail does this, but for some reason I don't
>> want to use a web based mail tool.)
> Alpine (and most other personal computer based mail tools, like
> Thunderbird) can do this. Just set your "Sent mail" folder to "Inbox".
> Bonus points if you do it all on IMAP.
> Brilliant hack! Or bizarro world misconstrument of message metadata?

Hack, absolutely.

So am I still right? There is no mail tool that will show my sent 
messages in context when I sort by thread, without resorting to this 
hack of saving all my sent messages in the same folder as my received 

Sheesh (pun intended)

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