[LINK] RFI: Thunderbird

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Oct 11 11:10:56 AEDT 2018

On 11/10/18 10:37, Tom Worthington wrote:
> On 10/10/18 17:17, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> (1) ... 24 of the non-spam emails I received had attachments ...
> Perhaps you need something other than email to get these files. If these
> are from students, for example, you might use a Learning Management 
> System (such as Moodle), an e-portfolio system (Mahara), or version 
> control system (Git). You get an email alert with a link taking you to 
> the file (s) stored in the system.
MdC: Actually, this is something I really like about thunderbird - it is 
easy to detach and save attachments. Very useful in retaining the record 
of the email.

>> (2) Filtering incoming messages into themed mailboxes  ...
> I use Fastmail.com to spam and virus check my mail, then filter it into
> folders, before it gets to Thunderbird. The mail is stored on the 
> server, with a copy on my laptop.
> Also, I use some plug-ins for Thunderbird to make it easier to use:
> * "Lightening" works with Microsfot Calendaring
> * "LookOut" reads TNEF encoded files from Microsoft mail

Marghanita da Cruz
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Email:  marghanita at ramin.com.au
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