[Gllug] Puke - Berlin Bundestag will switch to Outlook and Exchange

Mike Brodbelt mike at coruscant.demon.co.uk
Fri Jun 22 15:46:11 UTC 2007

Alain Williams wrote:

>> Exchange is foul and I really hated working with it, but you have to
>> give it credit for being a pretty complete solution.
> There are various OSS for this, with varing degrees of niceness.
> The common feature that they lack is the ability to seamlessly play with
> MS desktops (ie outlook) and FLOSS s/ware. This is a basic criteria in choice.

They don't even play well with Open Source desktops. Support of shared 
calendaring and contacts is appallingly bad in FLOSS. Mozilla has (in 
theory) been working on it, but they've had years and produced nothing 


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