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Eve mail archival?

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#1 - 2017-01-11 16:14:04 UTC
How long is Eve mail available via in the client?

What do people do to archive eve mail so they have an audit trail of past conversations?
#2 - 2017-01-11 17:04:40 UTC  |  Edited by: Lucy Royal
As far as I’m aware you can recall any information including mails using your API in various programs. As for how long in client; I think its 3 years.

As for past conversations and logs, everything is recorded in ::
Documents > Eve > Logs > then whatever “log” folder you are after, be it; chat, fleet, game or market.

Hope this helps.

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#3 - 2017-01-12 08:25:23 UTC
I think its 1500 total mails, and then the old ones get pushed off the bottom of the stack by new ones. The oldest mail I currently have saved is 2013, and I does make me sad that CCP can't store more compressible text on behalf of players.

EVEMON (which I have not looked at in a long time) allowed one to view mails via API, but I don't think it had an option to archive locally. I'm also looking for recommendations for basic archiving and external reading / text searching.
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#4 - 2017-01-12 13:01:01 UTC
https://github.com/fuzzysteve/evemail-gmail _may_ be of interest.

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#5 - 2017-01-12 13:07:58 UTC
Mails have no time limit, I have characters from 2004 which still have mails from that era.
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