Fred, your right on. Its obvious that the MS programmers and their managers
are a bunch of nerds who have no inkling of what a customer is. Most of the
people that I know what to use computers as a tool and not as a job.
Vandermoelen is one of the bunch even though he eventually comes up with a
solution. I wish I could get back to OE as it was so much easier to use than
> I agree with Rich McNamara.
> I owned a software business for 18 years. It was very difficult to get the
> programmers to correct errors resulting from the manner they used to program
> something. Also, it was very difficult to get them to consider that they did
> an incomplete job. This is the fault of the manager of the software group.
> I can find no logical reason for the "Contacts" format in Windows Mail. You
> should be able to select a group and select individuals from that group. Now,
> the entire contacts folder is viewed when you want to create an email.
> Totally unacceptable!!!
> Changing names and moving the function somewhere else is not "development"
> or "improvement". Making it easier with improved functionality is. I know
> that idiots are very inventive. Programmers must not eliminate idiot users
> and their methods, but must program so that anyone, even idiots, can use the
> software. I cannot recommend Vista to anyone due to the myiad of problems
> that have appeared when I updated. Formatting my HD and returning to XP is
> the only solution that Microsoft offered. Also, not acceptable. I believe I
> should have a reasonable expectation that functions in XP would be carried
> over to Vista (like the fax console).