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(I sent this earlier to Monique, but meant to send it to the list.)
I'll probably draw brickbats for saying this but I'm STILL using the tried-and-oh-so-true REAL THING, Eudora, which I first started with when I got my DSL account with Bellsouth back in 2000 and which is what Thunderbird is based on. And yep, the filters work great -- including sending stuff to my "Techwr-l" folder. We routinely see posts on the Eudora mail list by folks who went to Thunderbird and then came back to Eudora.
It's still out there and free and has one hell of a support group. E-mail me off this list if you're interested.
-- Ken in Atlanta
On Monday, December 14, 2020, 1:12:26 PM EST, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
Â Hi Nina,
Â I'm using Thunderbird, which I've configured to automatically BCC
Â myself for every message that I send (so that they end up in my
Â Webmail, and I can see them on other devices). These BCC messages are
Â auto-filtered to a folder. But... the filter does not work for this
Â list. When I first switched to Thunderbird, about 2-1/2 years ago, I
Â queried this list:
If you might have insight into how Thunderbird filters really operate, and why m
y auto-bcc and filters for email messages to lists (such as TechWR-L and framers
) operate differently than email I send to "regular" users, please contact me of
Â Mike Starr replied, but I never followed up. Because it wasn't a bit
Â issue for me to manually move those few messages, and it didn't seem
Â worth the effort to solve. But maybe Mike's still on this list and can
Â I know that I'd sure like it if my replies didn't lose all formatting!
Â I haven't tried, but this is the _only_ list that I use where this
Â happens. So something is definitely atypical in the techwr-l setup.
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