Give it up, Gillmor... Notes *isn't* dead!
In his Between The Lines blog, Dan Farber talks about a meeting with Dave Winer and Ray Ozzie at the OPML Roadshow. The entry is fine until we get down to this piece:
My colleague and chief inquisitor Steve Gillmor asked Ray whether Lotus Notes was dead, or something like that. Ray responded to the contrary, noting that Notes has lots of developers who are very skilled with the tools and LotusScript, and will be busily employed for years to come. In other words, Notes–which is 20 years old if you count the five years Ray and team spent developing the product before it shipped–is a legacy application. And we are still trying to figure out what IBM Workplace is, which include Lotus Notes…
Will Gillmor and company ever accept the fact that Notes isn't dead, it's not going away, and it's not a legacy application???