Confluence unusable in enterprise with Lotus Notes.

We currently pay for JIRA, Bamboo and Stash, use SourceTree and are very happy with the results we are getting, it's revolutionised our development process.   To complete the development process "jigsaw", we are trialing Confluence.  However this has not been very successful, and it's basically fallen at the first hurdle - Notification emails in Lotus Notes 8.5 are so badly broken, the product is unworkable for us.

 

As much as I would like to throw Lotus Notes in the bin and get a modern enterprise mail system, our company has invested lots of time and effort into bespoke business solutions, so it's going nowhere anytime soon. (it doesn't help that the people that make the decisions on that, are heavily invested,so part of the problem).

Are there any plans to properly support Confluence with Lotus Notes, which still to my knowledge has a very large enterprise userbase?   As until that happens (or I have missed something in the configuration), we can't carry on our evaluation.

 

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It's logged with Atlassian, but not seeing much attention - last mention was in Confluence 4.3!  See https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-16221

I guess the answer is going to be a "not in the foreseeable future" - presumably there are too few Notes users making noise about it.

A wider search might be worth a quick look too, I used https://jira.atlassian.com/issues?jql=text ~ "lotus" and resolution = unresolved and project = Confluence

This is not only a problm with Notes. As soon as you use any SSO-mechanism you'll have this problem.

OK thanks. I think that's the nail in the Confluence coffin for us then.  It's not enterprise ready.

Well, it is really, judging by the number of "enterprises" using it. In this case, it's more down to your Enterprise selecting poor tools...

Hi Mark,

 

is a text mail an option?

 

Regards

 

Steve

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