[Project_owners] filtering on headers [was: I'm not bored and someone dosen't like really long subject lines like this one here]

Scott sgrayban at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 14:42:09 PDT 2007


Chris Neale wrote:
> On Thursday 21 June 2007 19:45, eric.jung at yahoo.com wrote:
>   
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Scott <sgrayban at gmail.com>
>>
>>     
>>>> Only true email clients like outlook & thunderbird can fully filter on
>>>> any header.<<
>>>>         
>> Perhaps this is off-topic, but why is that? I don't know of any technical
>> limitation that prevents web-based email clients from filtering on headers,
>> do you?
>>     
>
> GMail doesn't let you at the moment - technically they probably could - 
> they've chosen not to offer header filtering at the moment

In my investigation of web based email gmail, yahoo & hotmail do not
allow filtering on headers. Hotmail is the oldest of all web email and
they have never allowed that.



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