mercurial & lotus

Peter Kourzanov peter.kourzanov at nxp.com
Thu Mar 13 04:36:37 CDT 2008


Michael,

I completely agree about Lotus, however this does not solve the problem.
That is,
there will be unfortunate people like that (1) like Mercurial as it
directly supports
mail integration besides other DSCM goodies and (2) are forced to live in a
Windows/Notes world. If Mercurial could just include the features I've
described
as options or config parameters that would be the default (on Windows) when
Notes is detected, then its usability/competitiveness would be improved
tremendously
w.r.t. other DSCMs.

BTW, we are not even allowed to use other clients with Notes via
POP3/IMAP...



                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
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On 13/03/08 Pjotr Kourzanov said:
>
>   I've given Mercurial a try witin our company, and overall I
> think it is a very useful and lightweight SCM. However, I have
> some questions/suggestions concerning its integration with an
> e-mail client that we (and probably many other companies also)
> use, namely the Lotus Notes. I know, Lotus is not the preferred
> mail client to use, but we have to live with it, hence my mail...

Personally, I find the only working solution to Lotus Notes is rebellion.
It
is so horribly broken that working around its flaws is a waste of time. My
employers push it, but I've found refuge in Mozilla Thunderbird and Mutt.

Mike
--
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
direction." --Albert Einstein
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