Just a quick thought: if Microsoft includes their new hosted Office 365 service as part of their nonprofit donation program, then I think it will be a very, very formidable competitor to Google Apps. InfoWorld has a really nice in-depth review.
The “Send Path As Link Via Email” utility from Muvenum is free and very handy for folks that use email, a file server and Windows. It lets you quickly send well-formatted links to files on your fileserver by right-clicking in Explorer. Good stuff. Thanks, Muvenum!
Call me crazy, but I just checked out Microsoft’s just-out-of-beta Windows Live Writer offline blogging client, and I gotta tellya, it’s pretty nice.Â Score one for the kids in Redmond.
It’s free and Windows-only (of course).Â It offers an easy-to-configure, very polished UI for writing and editing blog posts. It handles cut-and-paste from the web and Word with aplomb.Â It has a nice little image handling system.Â It feels quite polished, at least in the first 30 minutes I spent with it.Â It supports all the major blogging products and APIs.
Plone-related question: it would be cool if we could support uploading of images via FTP or via a blogging API from an offline client.Â Maybe we can already?