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Still haven't managed to get

Still haven't managed to get around to checking out 'docs & spreadsheets' had meant to for someone needing this type of convenience.

It's going to be the way though just load up an OS from the internet with all the apps you might need.

here goes the Google to dominate the internet thread, is it only me who has a sense of foreboding with that company?

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They still have a long way

They still have a long way to go regarding desktop-style usability, but they're getting there.

Zimbra has featured web applications and drag-and-drop folders for a long time, so Google are not at the cutting edge here. But they are bringing everything into the mainstream and helping to change the way people think about these things. They also have a open source ethos like Zimbra, even if millions of dollars are behind both companies.

And no, you're not alone, although I'm sure Google's intentions are honourable at the moment. The problem comes when they have global OS domination and the company's leaders at that time decide to change their ethos and principles. At the moment though, it's hats off to them.

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Zimbra looks interesting not

Zimbra looks interesting not come across that before,

I'm inclined to believe Google is neither honourable nor dishonourable, I think they have moved beyond these sorts of concepts, it will simply now be a question of what they can do and where they can take things, and at the end of the day sadly the predominate trait of humans is of wanting to dominate, sod whether it's altruistic or not.

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Hugo wrote:Zimbra looks

Hugo wrote:
Zimbra looks interesting not come across that before

I've been running zimbra OS Edition as a glorified webmail app for my clients for more than a year now, having previously run most of the anti-spam and anti-virus packages in their own right. Zimbra brings everything together nicely in one powerful package, and has a feature-rich webmail system to boot. My only criticism is the time that all the ajax scripts take to load every time one logs in, but most of my clients love it even though they probably only use a tenth of the tools it provides.

Take the tour > http://www.zimbra.com

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