The Power of Word in Outlook 2010

Microsoft’s William Kennedy characterized Outlook 2010's reliance upon Word instead of Internet Explorer 8 for rendering HTML text symbolic of what he called "The Power of Word." "This morning we became aware of a Twitter campaign run from the website http://fixoutlook.org, intended to provide feedback about our decision to continue to use Microsoft Word for composing and displaying […]

Microsoft’s William Kennedy characterized Outlook 2010's reliance upon Word instead of Internet Explorer 8 for rendering HTML text symbolic of what he called "The Power of Word." "This morning we became aware of a Twitter campaign run from the website http://fixoutlook.org, intended to provide feedback about our decision to continue to use Microsoft Word for composing and displaying e-mail in the upcoming release of Microsoft Outlook 2010. We’ve made the decision to continue to use Word for creating e-mail messages because we believe it’s the best e-mail authoring experience around, with rich tools that our Word customers have enjoyed for over 25 years. You can read more about this in our whitepaper, outlining the benefits and the reason behind using Word as Outlook’s e-mail editor," Kennedy