IDEAlog.us: Bookmark Synchronization and the Internet-aware Application Model
Jun 17, 2004, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Reifman)
[ Thanks to Jeff
Reifman for this link. ]
"My article, Microsoft's Sacred Cash Cows, highlighted how
Microsoft has failed to build compelling Internet services that
enhance Windows and Office to make everyday user scenarios easier
and in doing so lost out on a multi-billion dollar business
opportunity. In my follow up, I raised the issue that the open
source community has an opportunity to lead in the development of
the services model as it relates to common applications.
"Bookmark management across multiple computers makes an
excellent case study of Microsoft's missteps and the potential for
a more Internet aware application model..."