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A Email System Supporting On-Demand Attachment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021257D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jan-08
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jan-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The disclosure presents a method for supporting on-demand attachment functionality in mail system. Using the on-demand mechanims, the mail author can choose who could get the documents attached in the mail for (1) avoiding unneccessary document transfer and network/storage consumption and (2)presenting an uniform user experience for virtual team collaboration where mails with attached document (potentiall large or huge size) frequently fly among the team members.