Google your Email

Who needs GMail? You’ve got your own CPU and Disk space, use it.

ZOE lets you read and search your email (with Lucene), without supplying helpful related advertising. Not to mention that it also has a very cool non-linear email access metaphor. Forget Inbox/Sent Mail/…customFolders.. you just browse.


Dan Moore links to a review of Zoe. I agree with much of what the reviewer says.

I’ve not had the problems with index rebuilds that he mentions.

It is a lot of files, but not much different than an equivalent MH mail store.

On the plus side, I was able to find a piece of mail that I absolutely could not find any other way. It was worth the entire download, run, import process (several hours) just to find that one piece of mail! (Outlook’s search just wouldn’t find it… i’m not sure why.)

Originally Posted May 3, 2004 12:08 PM

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