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Wed 1 Feb 2006, 02:50 PM
I had long suspected this, but I didn't think to see it in writing.  On a page on the Microsoft Technet site called IBM Lotus Notes or Novell GroupWise Migration and Coexistence: Frequently Asked Questions, the following questions are asked, with the answer starting off this way:

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To be fair, IBM would probably define coexistence in almost identical terms, except with the migration happening in the opposite direction.  Just a note then, to both Microsoft and IBM, you might try thinking about coexistence from your customers' point of view.  It isn't necessarily a synonym for "migration" to them, and at the very least, you should be aware that your bias is showing.

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