Notes/Domino is like a good wine: getting better over time
Version 1.0 of Notes was first available on December, 7th 1989. The most recent version is currently available as version number 10.
There are not many software titles available these days that are still in the market since their first appearance.
You can still open your 1989 version 1.0 databases using the most recent version 10. The terms Lotus Notes, IBM Notes are all talking about the same. It’s Notes the client part of the server Domino.
Notes is the client software talking to the server Domino
HCL (formerly sold by IBM) is selling the client server groupware platform in two parts:
- Notes is the client software available for Windows, Linux and the Mac
- Domino is the server component with the built in web part
Notes/Domino – what can I do with it?
There are quite a few definitions out there. A good source is Wikipedia. Please refer to their article about the software to find out more.