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RE: At long last -- Extra Outlooks!

Well, I've heard MSFT people speak of Outlook's ability to execute the
way scientists talk about how a bumble bee can fly. It does it, but they
don't really know how.

I won't begin to comment on the principles behind it - all I can tell
you is that it is what it is.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alexander Bochmann [mailto:ab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 9:42 AM
> To: bugtraq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: At long last -- Extra Outlooks!
> ...on Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 10:28:34PM -0800, Thor (Hammer of God)
> wrote:
>  > it turns out, Outlook is doing nothing close to what I feared.
>  > Basically, the second instance sees that another Outlook window is
>  > running in the same interactive logon space, and when it starts, it
> just
>  > calls another popup in the previous Outlook space and then
> terminates
>  > itself (that's close enough, anyway). The good news is that there
> no
>  > "user hopping" or "boundary crossing" here.
> Sounds comparable to what the Windows Explorer does when
> it is not expicitly set to run as a separate process (or
> started with the /separate switch).
> Is there some design principle behind this kind of behaviour?
> Alex.