File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
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RIP and good riddance!

 
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You'll never guess what browser I'm using now (at work).
 
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Co-worker: "What's that smell?"
Marc: "My browser's dead and has been rotting for years..."
 
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Co-worker: "No, the other smell."
Marc: "Oh, that's Lotus Notes."
 
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Literally, a LOL!
 
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marc weber wrote:Co-worker: "No, the other smell."
Marc: "Oh, that's Lotus Notes."

Sadly, while IE 6 is clearly on the way out, Notes still exists.

I have never grok'd Notes. Long ago, I was at a huge consulting company, and they had ccMail for the peons and Notes for the high level folks. I was happy being relegated to ccMail. But after a while, I got promoted, and got to use Notes. I hated it. This was probably 1993 or so. At the time, I was also in grad school, and was given real internet access through the university.

After a few years of hating Notes, I left the giant consulting company, and went to an Internet startup. I was so happy, I was sure I could use Eudora or some other nice Internet mail client, and maybe even usenet. Boy, was I wrong. First day on the new job, and the IT person came and setup my Notes account.

A few years later, after the dot.boom, I was doing freelance consulting at a medium sized company, and they set me up with an account using Novell Netware and Lotus Notes.

I still have no idea what Notes is good for, why companies spend big bucks to buy it, and bigger bucks to have someone support it.

Over a decade of use, in three different companies, I've never seen anyone use the collaborative functions, threaded discussions, or anything besides email. Clearly I'm missing something.
 
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I still have no idea what Notes is good for, why companies spend big bucks to buy it, and bigger bucks to have someone support it.


Same here. Thankfully I use outlook now. Used to have Notes for email which was a disaster. Notes was also used to store release notes / perform deployment approvals / workflows and that was a bigger mess than the email
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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