Efficient mail-management with Gnus under EMACS-OS
Over at LinuxWorld.com, Sacha Chua presents some new mail-productivity hacks for the classic Emacs environment.
In this article, you’ll pick up a few ideas for:
Dealing with inbox addiction by forcing yourself to do work before you can check mail.
Prioritizing mail based on your importance in the recipient list.
Scoring mail, reading interesting mail first.
Sending personalized semi-automated e-mail to your friends (so that they think you care!).
This article will probably be most useful for intermediate to advanced users who use Gnus for their mail. Gnus is an Emacs mail client. It may even be said that Gnus is the Emacs of mail clients: extremely customizable, but with a learning curve that will drive you insane.