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eWeek: Netscape 6: Bad message for biz users

Oct 09, 2000, 06:14 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Rapoza)

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"The final beta of Netscape 6 looks like it will offer much greater Web browsing capabilities than previous Netscape Communications Corp. browsers, but it takes a few steps backward when it comes to messaging."

"This development, combined with Netscape 6's lack of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol support, will be a deathblow to the browser's corporate appeal...."

"eWEEK Labs believes that most corporate users will be very disappointed with the new Netscape browser, given the general weakening of the Netscape Mail client, which was the main attraction that kept companies loyal to Netscape Communicator 4.x despite its competitive shortcomings."

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