inchoative: a journal

2011-06-29

funny, funny old emails about email

Filed under: Uncategorized — inchoative @ 6:52 pm

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From: Paul H KXXXXX
To: imap@cac.washington.edu
Subject: A WWW cg-script that has real possibilities
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In a mailing list called net-happenings, I saw an announcement for
cgi-script called WWW-MAIL.pl. It basically allows you read an IMAP or
POP server. I got it and I think it has real possibilities. I think I
could use it to build a nice interface with it so that a person’s mail
client is really a WWW resource. I know it would never look like a real
mail client but it may be worth pursuing.
I ask because the “netscape”
people built a news interface that could eliminate the need for a separate
news client. If they can do that, do you think someone will do the
same but for mail within a WWW client. If they do, they should build it
around a imap server (not a pop server).

Just some thoughts.

The URL for the software is

http://www.cbs.dk/people/ecvejrum/www-mail.html

Paul

Information Services Specialist Don’t Email: pXXXXX@mid.net
MIDnet Die Phone: (402) 472-0245 (Office)
URL: http://www.mid.net/pXXXXX Wondering

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