Gmail was in beta testing for the longest time but now users of Hotmail are having to hunt for compatible browsers to do their e-mailing. M$ has even suggested users should try Google-Chrome Browser. 😉 The problems seem quite deep as they have been going on for days. This is not good for a company “all-in” to the web… Fortunately there are lots of alternatives if users decide to switch. It is a bit surprising that M$ hasn’t caught on to the utility of standards by now. I left Hotmail many years ago because of spam. Perhaps this year the departures will be due to lack of service.
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My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. I do not care whether my solution is the same as yours. I like to think for myself.
My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. I have been blessed by working in schools where students and school systems have benefited by good, modular software easily installed in most systems.
I have shown GNU/Linux to thousands of students and hundreds of teachers over the years and will continue in some way doing that until I die in spite of the opposition.