Why IBM will never rule the world…

22 February, 2007 at 4:43 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Lotus Notes. IBM’s be all and end all of email applications. Heaps of features, useability, it’s own dictionary and interface friendly (so they say). Yet when you include the term “Lotus Notes” in an email….created in Lotus Notes, and then you make the horrible mistake of pressing alt+e/ k (spell check) the first thing that comes up is….


The word Lotus does not exist in Lotus Notes Dictionary.



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  1. ha. Not even Microsoft are that stupid…

  2. I cannot reproduce your conclusion. (R7.0.1) In fact, after typing Lotus Notes in an otherwise blank email and running spell check I receive (No misspellings found). If I do intentionally misspell ltus the dictionary does indeed (as the first choice) suggest lotus.

  3. @ Jim

    Ahhh…. We have an entire section of Notes developers… Maybe one of them thought it would be funny…And thanks for checking it out!

  4. 🙂 ha – nice one…

  5. Your blog’s smelling awfully computer geeky right now…

  6. And most bog spell checkers don’t know the word “blog”

  7. …are you too busy with evil pursuits to post?

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