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From: Greg Rice <gregrice@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 1999 20:40:09 -0800
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-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>
To: E-DOCS@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU <E-DOCS@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU>
Cc: gregrice@earthlink.net <gregrice@earthlink.net>;
asgilman@iamdigex.net <asgilman@iamdigex.net>;
rneff@moon.jic.com <rneff@moon.jic.com>;
mitake.97@alum.dartmouth.org <mitake.97@alum.dartmouth.org>
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 5:13 AM
Subject: Re: E-DOCS: accessible sites (3 messages)


:> Regarding accessibility of web documents by disabled
:
:Readers may also like to note the WebMail server
(webmail@www.ucc.ie)
:which responds to the email command GET followed by a URL
and sends the
:resulting Web page back by email, uuencoded if it contains
non-ASCII.
:There's a HELP command as well, and online help at
http://www.ucc.ie/webmail
:
:It does not currently serve non-HTML files (ie no graphics,
no zips, exes,
:etc, and FTP is barred) -- I simply don't have the
bandwidth. A MIME reply
:will be added later this year. The service was originally
developed in
:1993 for network users with email-only access from
developing countries,
:but is open to anyone wishing Web access by email.
:
:The only problems are when it gets publicized in a magazine
:-) then it
:gets inundated -- as last week -- and takes a few days for
the queue to
:clear...
:
:///Peter
:
:
Received on Thursday, 25 February 1999 23:35:51 GMT

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