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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..."

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