A note is typically a short message that you create directly in BSCW. Notes are a convenient tool to:
o inform the workspace members on a subject,
o start and organize a discussion about a problem,
o ask all members about their view on a topic.
Within a discussion forum, you may create new notes on their own or as a Reply to other notes, thereby contributing to discussion threads. Outside discussion forums, a note can exist as an entry in your clipboard or trash when you have cut, copied or deleted the note.