Re: Writing a GNOME mail client.

Hello Mr. Wimer

On Sat, 17 Apr 1999 10:57:18 -0700 (PDT)
Scott Wimer <> wrote:

>                            Message Storage System
> A Message is any document (email, image, raw text, URL, etc)
> Each message stored is given a unique ID.  (Basically, a public dB key
> if you will).
> Each Message may be tagged as belonging to any number of subject areas.
> 	In the common case, most Messages will only belong to a single
> 	subject area.
This is a great idea.  I like the third point especially.  No two
users can agree on the completely same directory structure.  I cannot
even say that me and myself next month would agree on the same
directory structure either.

Incidentally, you titled your idea as Message Storage System.  May I
ask if there is such a fine line distinction between Message and

> Or does this sound like a decent aproach to this problem?
Yes it does.


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