Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Thunderbird Weirdness on both Mac OS X and Windows Vista
Sat, 01 Mar 2008 16:12:23

Thunderbird (actually most of the 2.x releases) has been behaving very weirdly on both Mac OS X and Windows Vista boxes. The weirdness is slightly different on each system but has the common element of auto-deletion behavior. Here's what I'm seeing on two different Windows Vista PCs and two different Macs. The email servers are IMAP4 mail servers.

Vista PC 1: Does not move messages tagged by SPAM Assassin to the trash folder as defined in Thunderbird's settings.

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Google Sites: JotSpot Takes a Giant Step Backwards
Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:11:33

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My 15 Seconds of Fame on
Wed, 27 Feb 2008 23:08:11

FYI: I'm one of the people profiled on Microsoft's (Open Source) Heroes Happen Here site. So, I guess I have achieved my 15 seconds of alloted web fame. And, yes, I know that I have a "face for radio" and a "voice for blogging." :-) So, if anyone is interested, you can hear (and, unfortunately, "see") me ramble on my thoughts of why I want Open Source and proprietary software to work together.

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Zoho Notebook: Like OneNote on the Web
Tue, 26 Feb 2008 22:56:14

I think I may have mentioned Zoho Notebook in passing a while back and said that I had hoped it worked more like Microsoft OneNote but did not. If so, I retract that statement now. I was just about ready to fire up Microsoft OneNote for a research project today but decided to take another look at...

Zoho OneNote

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SpywareBlaster 3.5.1
Mon, 25 Feb 2008 21:54:37

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Sun, 24 Feb 2008 21:40:03

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