Well, I just made a real-life application of the new smart-text thingy in Mail. It worked beautifully. For those interested this is what happened: I got an email that contained the line "Monday around 11 am". That's all it said, notice. Not which Monday, and not a specific time, just "Monday around 11 am". I clicked on that line to see what might happen, and was pleased to see Mail recognized "Monday around 11 am" as a date. I clicked "Create new iCal event" and was very pleased it let me set the details of the meeting right there in Mail... it didn't just bounce me to iCal. I got a little window right there in Mail to set my options. Very cool. I was also very surprised that it took the Subject line of the email and made it the Name of the event and managed to figure out the address of the person who requested the meeting from their signature and added that as the location of the meeting. Even better is that I could manipulate any of these fields before it put the event in iCal. It still never bounced me to iCal... this was all done in mail. I went and checked the event in iCal and sure enough, there it is... on the correct Monday, and scheduled for 11 am. Notice the URL "Show in Mail". It opened the email message from which this event was made, so if there's any details in there you might need it's just one click away. Wow. This might be one of those sleeper features that doesn't really get attention but really, really works and is really, really helpful. Nice job with this one Apple.