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Electronic Mail

Most likely the first application that a user will want or need.

Email Addresses


SMTP - Simple Mail Transport Protocol


Sending Binary Files


Using Electronic Mail


Acronyms, Emoticons and Smileys

See Some Internet Acronyms and Some Emoticons in the Appendix

Email Operations

What Internet Email DOESN'T DO that a good email package should...

Email System Attributes
AttributeComment Internet?
Create Mail
Maintain Mailing Lists
Reliability NOT!
Inter-operability
Collection
Routing
Delivery NOT!
Store and Forward
Attach Files to Messages
Copies
Notification NOT!
Storage
MEssage Handling System (MHS) and X,400 Support

Setting Up an Email Client


Email to Other Systems

Service Email Address MCI Compuserve IBMMAIL FidoNet GEnie BIX AT&T AppleLink Others X.400

Email Documentation


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