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    Microsoft Decision on Internal Use Rights Doesn’t Inspire Partners

    with 2 Comments by Tony Redmond

    Microsoft's decision to make its partners pay commercial rates for software licenses might seem logical at first glance, but it's not helpful in a world where cloud technologies change so often. The problem I have is that anything that might prevent partners acquiring knowledge about Microsoft technologies is a bad thing for customers who depend on those partners. It should be interesting to see if any spirited debates happen at next week's Inspire conference.

    Email, Teams, and Expressing Reactions with Likes

    by Tony Redmond

    Microsoft introduced support for like reactions in OWA in 2015. Teams also supports likes, but it also supports other reactions to messages from sad to angry. Knowing how to use these reactions is a social minefield. On a serious notes, reactions are not currently stored in Teams compliance records in Exchange Online, which is a problem if people react to messages with likes.