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Method to Detect Out of Office Agent Activation in Email

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000032962D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Nov-19
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Nov-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The ability to pro-actively access a recipient?s Out of the Office status prior to sending an email note will greatly improve a user's productivity by allowing the sender to make an alternative action. By pro-actively checking the availability of the recipient of the email, the sender is not forced to wait for a out of office notification to make an informed alternative action.