Talk:Outlook Express

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Microsoft Outlook x Outlook Express[change source]

Hello, dear Wikipedians! Sorry for writing in English, if this is not your native language. Looking at the Wikidata item, I noticed an error on your article. As you can see on the English Wikipedia's article

Outlook Express is a different application from Microsoft Outlook. The two apps do not share a common codebase, but they do share a common architectural philosophy. The similar names lead many people to conclude incorrectly that Outlook Express is a stripped-down version of Microsoft Outlook.

The reference to this section is exactly Microsoft itself! Check what it says:

The differences: Outlook and Outlook Express were designed by different programming teams for different audiences with different needs. Outlook Express was developed as part of Internet Explorer with the home user in mind while Outlook was developed as part of Microsoft Office with the corporate user in mind. Outlook Express is a basic Internet mail program that is part of Internet Explorer and Windows. Outlook is a full-featured personal information manager that is available as a part of Microsoft Office and also as a stand-alone program.

So, I think it would be better not to call this article "Microsoft Outlook Express", even it being made by Microsoft, because there are 2 different products named "Outlook", one being called "Microsoft Outlook", and the other just "Outlook Express". If this article has "Express" on it's title, it would be better to not put "Microsoft" on its name, or it becomes confusing! -- (talk) 10:17, 30 November 2016 (UTC)[reply]

Fair enough. On almost all other language projects the article is titled Outlook Express. So I will move it here. StevenJ81 (talk) 19:53, 8 December 2016 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you!-- (talk) 10:19, 9 December 2016 (UTC)[reply]