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OS/2 LAN Mail: Recall of Delayed Delivery Mail Items from Mail Server

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000108710D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-22
Document File: 2 page(s) / 70K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Smith, MD: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This article describes a method in which an OS/2 LAN Mail user can recall mail items that are held on the mail server. If the user decides not to send the mail item, he/she can remove it from the mail server and the item will not be sent. (Image Omitted)

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OS/2 LAN Mail: Recall of Delayed Delivery Mail Items from Mail Server

       This article describes a method in which an OS/2 LAN Mail
user can recall mail items that are held on the mail server.  If the
user decides not to send the mail item, he/she can remove it from the
mail server and the item will not be sent.

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      In OS/2* Office, users can mail items that will be delivered at
a later date and/or time.

      When a user sends a mail item, the send panel appears allowing
the user to enter information such as recipient's ids and subject.
Also on this panel are two entry fields.  These fields allow the user
to enter a date and a time.  If the user wishes to have the mail
item delay delivered, he/she will enter a date and/or time in the
entry fields.  If neither of the fields is modified, the mail item
will be delivered immediately.  If just a date is entered, the mail
item will be sent at midnight of the specified date.  If only a time
is entered, the item will be sent at the next occurrence of the
entered time.

      When an OS/2 LAN Mail user elects to delay the delivery of a
mail item, the mail item is held on the mail server for the duration
of the delay.  During this time, a user may wish to recall this mail
item for one reason or another.

      To recall a mail item, the user will select the FILE option
from the action bar on the in-basket window and then select...