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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009122D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-08
Document File: 1 page(s) / 41K

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Mario Riveron


When sending/receiving group messages, it would be advantageous to have header information included in the message. Currently, the recipient of a group message is NOT given any indication that other users were sent the exact same message. For instance, if a message is sent to multiple recipients, one of those recipients may find it important to for- ward that message to another user. However, that other user may have already received that same message if he was included in the original distribu- tion list. So it is possible for a user to receive the same message from other users, only because the original message does not,mclude any type of head- er information.