One of the many powerful features of IBM Lotus Notes has always been
its ability to change or increase functionality by applying templates
to the design of a Notes application.
Two excellent examples of how Notes templates can be used to extend the functionality of standard Lotus Notes Mail are the
It is understandable that a Notes Administrator may have some concerns
about allowing users to use a custom Mail template with Lotus Notes.
There are valid concerns and equally valid arguments for why users
should be permitted to extend their use of Lotus Notes with third party
(non IBM) templates for Lotus Notes.
The purpose of this Wiki is to collect this information in one place so
that it can be considered when evaluating the use of a Mail template.
Business Justifications for the use of a 3rd Party Mail Template
Considerations for Notes Administrators