If I am trying to access a slow remote database, I have to wait for that transaction to complete in order to work with my mail. But the folks who developed Notes yes, I'm proud to have been one of them too were always caught between a rock and a hard place--the desire to enhance the Notes interface and loyalty to the many existing users who had become familiar with the existing interface. And, as mentioned by Bob, like Notes does. From that day I burned the secretary s fat envelopes the moment they arrived, and by and by they ceased to come. Every other use for Notes that I've dealt with in our system has some mysterious, unpleasant or unuseful aspect to it, so I pay no attention whatsoever to them and look for ways around dealing with them. However the one real annoyance for me is the fact that a URL is not automatically made into a link which has confused people I have sent email to in the past "I clicked your link and nothing happened".
And they completely lacked that sexy retro appeal of, say, a turntable. The caption it's on Flickr, found via BigRedShark talks about getting a "right slap", so I'm guessing the author is British. Dave Delay, who worked on Notes from to , points out that it is one of the few products Microsoft has tried - and failed - to wipe out. Look at what's happening with Office You may only use characters with no formatting. Web access will allow anything that can run a web browser to run a Notes application including mail. Have you asked what those reasons are?
The I-Hate-Lotus-Notes club - What the Daily WTF?
But it also allows to control the data and use different techniques that allows you to present data and information in a more attractive fashion than the standard Notes techniques. All of a sudden I started to find the following line in most of the web pages I was browsing, including ones I made where Here's what I am really saying to people who dislike Notes: But any good mail client should just treat anything with "http s: Write a generic plug-in for Eclipse that you can point to an Eclipse help system and it would suck it into an NSF?
You barely scratched the surface - There are dozens, even hundreds, of other things. Don't like the client? It's funny 'cuz it's true. Title says it all, who's with me? The Eclipse team was forced to pull some aspects of the new look out and support an alternative look and feel that looked very much like it did in version 2.