[ngw] next release of GW

Gert gwcheck at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 14:00:48 UTC 2010

I am not against webclients, but Novell created the Linux client to gather
more Linux users, ditto for Mac, not to lose them. Now these people are a
bit confused, I guess.


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On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't understand why people are so against web clients.  Just
> because you use a browser as your client doesn't mean anything.  The
> main thing is that the web client has feature parity with the flagship
> thick client, the win32 client.  Today it doesn't and as such there's
> no way I'd recommend WebAccess in GW8 as a replacement for all other
> clients.  But if WA is truly enhanced to have near feature parity with
> the win32 client, perhaps even more than the xplat client has with
> win32, then what's the problem?  If customers will feel better about
> it, change the IE or FF icon to be the GW client icon and then hide
> the various navigation bars so that the window doesn't look much like
> a browser.  Sheesh.  Web != bad.
> Joe
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 8:38 AM, James Taylor
> <James.Taylor at eastcobbgroup.com> wrote:
> > It's nice that they want to enhance the web client to function as
> equivalent as the windows client as possible, but it will still be a web
> client, which doesn't work for a very large number of people, so we're stuck
> with a really great mail system with an orphan client.
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