New from Gmail’s Lab. You can now convert an email in your Gmail into a Google Docs, edit and share with your friends.
This feature is still under experimental. To turn on this feature, go to the Gmail Labs tab under Settings, select “Enable” next to “Create a document” and hit “Save Changes” at the bottom.
To convert an email, just open the message you wish to convert, click the “Create a document” link on the right side of the page, and voila, you have a brand new document which you can then modify and share!
Read more from Gmail Blog: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-in-labs-turn-email-into-google-doc.html