GMail labels sync - what and how?
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Tue Feb 10 12:39:37 GMT 2015
Abdó Roig-Maranges <abdo.roig at gmail.com> writes:
>> They don't seem to be installed using homebrew (OS X) - I'll follow this
> Oops, here it is!
Thanks - got it.
>>> I'm not sure about notmuch. Notmuch keeps its own tags in the external index,
>> That's what I like about it - I use it mainly for indexing and searching
>> my email.
> Yes, the indexing is fantastic, What I was referring is that notmuch has its own
> tagging system that lives entirely within the index, and I don't think it cares
> about X-Keywords and such (it didn't some time ago).
OK - that's right.
> I know about some software to keep notmuch tags, with X-Keywords labels in sync:
> But have not tested it. Also, it looks like a new layer of complication where
> things can go wrong. That's I'm using now mu for mail indexing, and mu4e for
> mail client.
Absolutely - I agree with you.
> The advantage of mu is that the index is just an index, it has no extra data
> kept only within the index. Also it indexes the X-Keywords header.
Might be an alternative to notmuch.
> A bonus of having an index that is just an index, is that I can now sync my
> Maildir across machines via rsync and friends, and everything just works. No
> need to sync huge indexes just for the tags.
This is true but not relevant for me as I am only working from one
machine and when on other machines, I use gmail.
Thanks a lot,
> Abdó Roig.
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Rainer M. Krug
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