[linux-elitists] The First-Ever Installfest in Egypt (fwd from brian-slashdotnews@hyperreal.org)

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Tue May 4 02:49:06 PDT 2004

<quote who="Gustaf Erikson">

> > Their messaging on Linux - thanks to jschwartz - is abominable, but
> > they're having some really great successes with Java Desktop System. If
> > they manage to do the right thing by themselves *and* the community,
> > they'll do very well out of it. They certainly have a massive head start
> > on Novell and Red Hat.
> So you cannot recommend the messaging service? We are looking for an
> upgrade of our own hacked-up-beyond-all-recognition Cyrus setup here, and
> Sun have been on us selling this solution.
> Opinion is that we should be able to manage our own mailserver for ~30
> people, and if the considered opinion of the elitists is that Sun
> Messaging sucks, that is what we will do.

Erm, "messaging" as in "marketing messaging", not a product. :-)

- Jeff

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