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Reminder: That didn't stop them from converting HoTMail over to NT/Exchange.

How many times did they try and publicly fail first? Two or three? Excellent validation for choosing FreeBSD and Apache for your 1999 startup. At least two announcements that it was "complete" turned out to be lies.

Years later the back end was still on FreeBSD and Solaris, but the front end was on Win 2000 using Windows Services for UNIX.

Twenty years ago!

It took them about 20 years to do so also.

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