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Method and system for classified email archiving

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000194022D
Publication Date: 2010-Mar-16
Document File: 4 page(s) / 17K

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Abstract

In today’s information age, email has become an important and necessary communication channel for both work and life. Email users are facing managing the growing amount of history emails.

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Method and system for classified email archiving

The following steps describe the task flow in Figure 1:
A. Users open the email client software.
B. Users create or edit the archive profile for category and its conditions; see Figure 2 for the profile template.
C. The email client software will store these settings into its data store.
D. Users select to use the classified email archiving function; see Figure 3 for the archive options.
E. The email client software loads the users' settings and show profile options that users defined; see Figure 3 for the sample profile options.
F. Users select one defined profile.
G. The email client software applies the specific profile and saves several email archive files to thespecified local directory.

The Figure 1 below shows the flows of users make use of classified email archiving function in the email client software. Figure 1

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Users open email client software

Users create or edit the archive profile for category and its conditions in email client software

Email client software stores the users ' settings

Users select to use the classified email archiving function

User Settings DataStore

Email client software loads the users ' settings, show profile options

Users select one defined profile

  Several email archive files are saved to the specified local directory according to the specific profile

The Figure 2 below shows the profile template, it can be more complex.

Figure 2

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Create Archive Profile

Profile...