What is the reason behind MS Outlook lacking usenet(nntp) capabilities?

Question by af: What is the reason behind MS Outlook lacking usenet(nntp) capabilities?

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Answer by Tofus
Its designed to be an office application for corp and business emails, at the time Microsoft had Outlook Express for the home/small biz users that handles newsgroups so I guess they decided work/workgroup emails clients really has no need for this function.

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