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

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Fri Jun 22 09:42:55 UTC 2007

Ryan Cartwright wrote:
> Andrew Roberts wrote:
>> On 21/06/07, Christopher Currie <ccurrie at usa.net> wrote:
>>> We have two similar smaller 'databases' which are still Word-sortable and
>>> likely to remain so for some years, and copies of the files need to be
>>> mailable to one or two staff to work with at home. So I don't want to suggest
>>> a proper relational database system, which would seem to be a sledgehammer to
>>> crack a walnut.
>> Wouldn't Excel or Access be more appropriate for this task?
> OOCalc or even (gulp) OOBase will do it as well and would be a bit more
> recent than Office 97 solutions.

I shudder at the thought of replicated databases (staff working at home)
and the synchronisation effort...

How about a web-based solution? CMS?
- can I assume staff have Internet access from home?
(have to ensure has ability to present topic-paragraph at a time as well
as by 'sorted list', per original specs)

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