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The new network grid of tracing email thread life cycle

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248084D
Publication Date: 2016-Oct-25
Document File: 5 page(s) / 86K

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Abstract

This disclosure is aiming to use a network grid to describe mail thread life cycle. The idea mentioned in this article is to organized the mail life cycle picture by using recipients as the connections dots with timeline defined. The email thread would present as a network grid of each mail from one to anther. And the network would help user to get into focus easily and improve the efficiency of mail communication.

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The new network grid of tracing email thread life cycle

Usually, we may sent one or more mail recipients and CC recipients to discuss questions in one mail stream. After that, some recipients response you with comments, and the others response you with same or different comments. After a long discussion, you may get a lots of mail for this Subject. And you may forget Recipient B have proposed which ideas? So you will looking back to all the mail history , to find every Recipient B 's response for this mail subject, and check each mail one by one. That's very time consuming.

Based on above situation, we expected a new network grid of tracing email thread life cycle to help you find out the target mail earlier.

Core idea:

In an email communication loop, there would more than one people sent/receive mail. This idea mentioned in this article is to organized the mail life cycle picture by using recipients as the connections dots with timeline defined. The email thread would present as a network grid of each mail from one to anther. The network would help user to get into focus easily and improve the efficiency of mail communication.

1. A send out a mail to B, C, D.

2. B response the mail to A, or to B and C.

3. C response the mail to E and B.

4. Any mail user, could generate a network of email thread would present as network by using the recipients as the connection dots.

5. You could see a whole picture of an email thread from one to anther, you could check each connection dots in the network, and you could also preview the mail when hang over the dot-line.

Claim point:

A novel method to organized the mail thread life cycle to a network grid by using the recipients as the connection dot.

Recipients is the connection dots in the network, each recipients become...