Publisher: O'Reilly, 1989, 284 pages
If you are someone who routinely sends email and wants concise, up-to-date information on many of the world's networks, this directory is for you. System administrators who field email questions, researchers who want to get in touch with their colleagues at other universities, international marketers, conference attendees with many contacts, and other users who send email are all candidates for this book.
!%@:: A Directory of Electronic Mail Addressing and Networks helps you unravel the sometimes complex series of connections needed to send mail, epsecially across otherwise incompatible systems. For example, you may have heard that you can send mail to Compuserve addresses from UNIX. This directory shows you how. The directory also helps you to discover what networks are available in your area and who to contact for access to the network. Over 100 networks are shown in two-page tabular format, for easy access to pertinent information.
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A book about the good ole days", when e-mail adresses weren't standardised and the Internet as such was a diverse collection of networks that sometimes had trouble communicating. This is only for us "ole" people that remembers this time, that is now clouded in legend…