it to others, or replying to it. Replies generate new messages seen by all
recipients, creating an ongoing dialog among the recipients.
Users can [FILTER] their mail and [SEARCH] for specific messages. Also, users
can designate [SURROGATES] to manage mail for them. Users can 'introduce'
themselves, provide contact information, and create a banner to be
displayed when a message is sent to them. Users can also choose a message
[READER] and further [CUSTOMIZE] the MailMan interface to suit their
needs. [GROUPS] of users may also be created.
MailMan is a general purpose electronic messaging (e-mail) system. Messages
There are some [NEW FEATURES] for MailMan users. Some commonly asked
[QUESTIONS] and answers on MailMan may be useful in solving typical problems.
can be exchanged over communication lines, modems, and other networks. A
message is created with the [SEND] option. The message then appears in
each recipient's mailbox, to be [READ] after signon. Messages are tracked
electronically, so that each message's author and readers are identified.
After reading a message, a recipient can select from a variety of message
[ACTIONS], such as saving it into other mail baskets, deleting it, forwarding