[lug] OT: outlook replacement

metcalf at attglobal.net metcalf at attglobal.net
Wed May 10 17:37:53 MDT 2000

Check out Lotus.  They have e-mail software that works with Windows (as well
as Microsoft will let non-Microsoft software work with their "software")
which also has the advantage of being so far immune to the viruses infesting
Windows.  Lotus has a nice calendar feature and a bunch of other nice
----- Original Message -----
From: Andrew Diederich <andrew at NETdelivery.com>
To: 'blug' <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 4:02 PM
Subject: [lug] OT: outlook replacement

> I've been authorized by my boss to start looking for an outlook
> for our users.  Yes, I know the proper answer is mutt (no, Pine!  No, elm,
> with no ME patches!  Telnet to pop3!  Telnet to imap for added pain!) but
> really need something for Windows.
> The true kicker is he'd like to have some calendaring embedded in the mail
> client.  While outlook's (aka Microsoft Distributed Denial of Service)
> calendaring is awful, it looks nice.  So the best way for me to head may
> to find some calendaring software and see if it sends email.
> I've taken a quick looks at Eudora and pegasus and Netscape, but they
> have the calendaring bits.  I suspect the locals will want a non-html
> calendar, so web solutions are probably out.  A mail client that does
> would be good.  Hmm.  Any ideas?
> --
> Andrew
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