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Comment Re:It's still a dumb idea (Score 1) 111

HTC Touch Pro, so I can hit Send/receive on it if I'm expeciting something, normally hitting it several times until the mail arrives. Or if I'm not expecting something, it may take up to fifteen minutes to receive with my sync settings. So if it's something that someone needs an answer to quickly, SMS will always be faster and simplier.

Comment Re:Only useful for the pointy-haired (Score 4, Insightful) 403

of course, if he doesn't work in a call center, but is instead one of a few IT people, putting that outisde of his office with a message saying something along the lines of "SQL Server down for update, will be up at 4pm" will stop perhaps one or two people from knocking on his door to ask why the server is down and when it will be back up.

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