Sunday, July 15, 2007

What the heck is Electronic Mail?


"Electronic Mail is a term that's been bandied about data processing circles for years. Simply put, it means high-speed information transportation. One of the most advanced methods is terminals talking to one another. Your mailbox is the terminal on your desk. Punch a key and today's correspondence and messages are displayed instantly (...) Electronic Mail is document distribution that's more timely, accurate and flexible than traditional methods. There's no mountain of paperwork (...) Tomorrow's automated office will clearly include Electronic Mail. - Honeywell Office Automation Systems"
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1 comment:

Bob Johnson said...

Back in the day they used to have big teletype machines print off your electronic mail, later shorten to e-mail. Love your site!