To judge from the feedback, OSAF seems to have struck a responsive chord.
As of 10:45 A.M. PDT today, here are some statistics:
91,000 pages retrieved from www.osafoundation.org with 1.2 GB served. The Slashdot thread "Mitch Kapor's Outlook- Killer" has received 720 posts (203 rated 3 or higher). We now know what it's like to be Slashdotted. There have been approximately 85 posts to the design mailing list at osafoundation.org. I've received about 150 individual emails, including a number from old colleagues. And two donations via PayPal. Hello, all.
We've already fixed some small bugs on the web site and changed the stylesheet so this weblog should now be displayed in easier-to-read black, not gray.
Here's what I said in the design list: "First of all, thank you to all of you for your wonderful input. I am enormously impressed with the quality of the postings here. It is going to take some time (to put it mildly) to digest all of them, especially given that there are some other projects mentioned here which we were not aware of. While I'm not going to be able to acknowledge each contribution individually, I will be responsive in terms of how the various issues raised here have (or haven't yet) entered into our thinking."
Many old Agenda fanatics have put in a good word. Other PIM's like ECCO have their advocates as well. Many references to related open source projects to be checked out.
The OSAF staff and I will be digging out from under all this. Keep those cards and letters coming and thanks for all of your support.Posted by email@example.com at October 21, 2002 10:54 AM