[ngw] Frequent Contacts

DeVern Gerber DeVern.Gerber at ccsdut.org
Fri Apr 30 17:44:23 UTC 2010

No, 8.0 was our initial rollout.  We tried leaving auto-save for FC enabled on external addresses only but it created more confusion/problems for our users than was worth to us, so it is turned off system-wide.  Thx for the enlightenment,


>>> On 4/30/2010 at 11:25 AM, "Holly Newman" <Holly.Newman at KJMAIL.COM> wrote:
> It sounds like maybe you haven't had a lot of experience with GroupWise prior 
> to current versions. The Frequent Contacts book was never designed to be 
> managed at all. That's what Personal Address Books are for. The intent was to 
> gather addresses, and then copy them into Personal Address Books to be 
> managed. In the old days, the FC book was a frequent cause of corruption, and 
> the accepted response was to clear all the entries. Once people started using 
> it to manage addresses, that was no longer possible.
> I've been requesting enhancements for years to stop this behavior - among the 
> proposals are an Admin-controlled Read-Only setting, a less appealing name 
> (like SystemGenerated Address Book), a hidden setting, etc.
> Holly



DeVern Gerber
Cache County School District
2063 N. 1200 East
North Logan, UT  84321
435-752-3925 x 2038

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