Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st May 2013 22:06 UTC
Features, Office "The first killer app was VisiCalc. This early spreadsheet turned the Apple II from a hobbyist toy to a business computer. VisiCalc came with room for improvement, though. In addition, a new architecture and operating system, the Intel-based IBM PC and MS-DOS, also needed a spreadsheet to be taken seriously. That spreadsheet, released in early 1983, would be Lotus 1-2-3, and it would change the world. It became the PC's killer app, and the world would never be the same. On May 14, IBM quietly announced the end of the road for 1-2-3, along with Lotus Organizer and the Lotus SmartSuite office suite. Lotus 1-2-3's day is done." Impressive 30 year run.
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RE[4]: Lotus
by zima on Fri 24th May 2013 19:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Lotus"
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I'd say that depends, if you leave Miranda mostly on default values it's fine. But you're probably right :p

That said, this reminded me of another IM client which definitely fits "light, fast and elegant" - Google Talk, the original win32 client. Sadly it's unmaintained for a long time, and now apparently even deprecated.

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