I laugh everytime I come accross this and I just realized we never hit upon it here:
Microsoft's curious infatuation with Zimbra, redux | The Open Road - The Business and Politics of Open Source by Matt Asay - CNET Blogs
I guess microsoft needs to revamp their defense:
hm, not anymore!Originally Posted by Microsoft
That's like saying "only I know what I'm thinking"Originally Posted by Microsoft
Well if you stick to a closed architecture...
An Antic Disposition: A File Format Timeline & Open Malaysia: Is VML in or out now, or was that a typo?
(I know, it's not mail specs but humor me)
MS isn't even ready for it's own formats: Steve Caravajal's Ramblings : Excel 2007 Add-in for Syncing with SharePoint
Oh really!?! Clearly they need to reword-because I guarantee that people here migrated from other products.Originally Posted by Microsoft
Did MS mean to infer "How would you migrate back to exchange?"
Why would I? (stuff is already in standards compliant formats on Zimbra) Are you expecting that Zimbra engineers build Microsoft a converter tool?
MS office formats are not even compatible with their own old or new stuff: An Antic Disposition: Compatibility According to Humpty Dumpty
Are you saying that you think it's a lock-in format? Cuz you have SUCH a proven track record there: http://antitrust.slated.org/www.iowa...00/PX02991.pdf
(You seriously have to read that it's just a paragraph)
This part is great:
Parting zen thought:Originally Posted by Matt Asay
Free Zimbra gear if someone can guess how many MS IP's download Zimbra on a regular basisOriginally Posted by Matt Asay