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Re: Mozilla Lightning Screenshots

__/ [ Erik Funkenbusch ] on Thursday 23 March 2006 21:07 \__

> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006 21:01:56 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Calendaring from Mozilla. Not third parties and no Sunbird. Outlook
>> becomes even more obsolete (setting aside Evolution and KOrganiser).
>> http://shots.osdir.com/slideshows/slideshow.php?release=599&slide=23
> If you seriously think a strictly client side calendar competes with
> outlook/exchange,  you're sadly mistaken and completely unaware of what it
> is that makes Outlook and Exchange so popular.

I know what makes them *un*popular: my supervisor's secretary attempting to
send me contacts via an Exchange server. The combination is a joke, which
spits at standardised protocols and makes an attempt at yet another
lockin^TM. Eventually, the secretary is forced to copy and paste
field-by-field onto word and then send me an RTF file, saved in word as an
E-mail attachment. Now, if only she had used VCF... same goes for exchanges
of appointment data.

Thanks for the chuckle, dude.

Best wishes,



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