[ngw] next release of GW

Eric Zylstra ezylstra at chapinhall.org
Wed Apr 14 14:24:06 UTC 2010


The Microsoft Mac BU has announced the next version of Office will contain a full-fledged Outlook client in place of Entourage.

EZ


On Apr 14, 2010, at 8:07 AM, Joseph Marton wrote:

> I know IBM has a Linux client for Notes and I thought Entourage was the Mac client from Microsoft for Exchange.  That's all I know about.
> 
> Joe
> 
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:43 AM, Alan Bens <ABENS at go-metro.com> wrote:
> As I read through all the post for the Next release, I wonder since I've never dealt with Exchange or Lotus notes, are there Linux/Mac clients for them?  Do those companies try and take care of all the different platforms? 
>  
> As far as web access I agree that if Novell doesn't stabilize WA and make it full feature like the fat client then it will be a mute point, but if they do, it will at least save me hours of having to deploy new fat clients, making sure that they work with all of the software on the system, or does it work with MS newest OS disaster.  
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> Yes Novell has a long way to go with the WA and the clients, but if it works with IE, FF, Safari, Chrome, then I believe they are making the step forward before the competition. 
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> One mans opinion.
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>  
> Al
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> >>> On 4/13/2010 at 11:38 AM, "Steve Bogdanski" <bogdansk at cvm.msu.edu> wrote:
> Shouldn't be too difficult if they use HTML5 in the future for WebAccess.  This is exactly where Gmail is moving and why Google is discontinuing Gears (how offline caching is currently done).
>  
> As for Mac/Linux support, I almost feel that Novell should focus more allowing integration with OS X's (and Linux) native apps, like iMail.  Usually seems that Linux and Mac users already have their favorite apps for email, calendaring, contacts and would be happier if those could properly integrate with GroupWise rather to have to use/learn another client.
>  
> -Steve
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> >>> On 4/13/2010 at 11:29 AM, "Steve Singhose" <ssinghose at wccg.net> wrote:
> That functionality could be sufficient if done well.
> 
> Steve.
> 
> >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 4/13/2010 08:07 >>>
> Not true.  Look at Gmail.  I can cache several days of e-mail using a
> browser (and it doesn't have to be Chrome) so that I can access my
> mailbox even if I'm online.  It can be done.  No reason Novell can't
> add this to WebAccess as well.
> 
> Joe
> 
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:01 AM, Steve Singhose <ssinghose at wccg.net> wrote:
> > Biggest pain I can think of for web clients is lack of caching or remote mode.  Users without connectivity are not supported.
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