On Jun 7, 2006, at 3:07 PM, Giles Bowkett wrote:

>> >> I'm writing tools to read my mailing list traffic for me and  
>> tell me
>> >> what's interesting.  I get between 500 and 1000 mailing list mails
>> >> per day.
>> >
>> > Sound exciting. What is the principle, on which your tool selects
>> > "interesting" postings? By keywords?
>>
>> I've written parts one and two:
>>
>> http://seattlerb.rubyforge.org/IMAPCleanse/
>>
>> I'm planning on using per-mailbox Bayesian analysis for phase three.
>> What's interesting to me on this mailing list is not the same as
>> what's interesting on FreeBSD-current.
>
> Bayesian filtering on a topic by topic basis!! Awesome!!!
>
> Integrate that into the mailreader in a transparent way and even Gmail
> will look clunky!!

I use the plain old flag button in the mail client to keep things  
simple.

If a message is unread and flagged I should read it.  If I didn't  
think it was really interesting I'll unflag it.

-- 
Eric Hodel - drbrain / segment7.net - http://blog.segment7.net
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