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

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Fri Jun 22 20:07:36 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 08:35:23PM +0100, Nix wrote:
> On 21 Jun 2007, Martin A. Brooks stated:
> > Nix wrote:
> >> I hate Exchange and Outlook with a violent passion, but this decision
> >> really isn't all that irrational.
> >
> > I don't.  Exchange is a seriously neat bit of code, for people who need 
> > an enterprise scale groupware solution.  Outlook just happens to be the 
> > best, and only, client that can use all it's features.
> It may be a seriously neat bit of code, but it's fucking awful at the
> only thing I use it for, which is sending email. I don't personally give
> a damn if it can do eight billion other things, because I don't use them
> and frankly they just get in the way.

Which is why, if you have sense, you frontend your exchange box with a *nix box
as an outbound/incoming smart-host.

Alain Williams
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