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Automated Distribution List for Information Interchange in an Office Network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000039387D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Scully, KJ Singh, HS [+details]

Abstract

A data structure is decribed that provides a common way for applications to: (1) interchange individual meeting attendance status, (2) store meeting attendance status in a common accessible list format, (3) interchange a list of names in a common structure, (4) connect a list to an event associated with a calendar, (5) support individual requests for meeting attendance status and for an individual's meeting role, (6) support remotely creating, changing and deleting portions of the list using communications protocol, (7) support the application of an error action, a list identifier, time stamp, security classification and list type to a list, (8) support changing the character set and code page for each name in the list, and (9) connect a name to a network address and to a mailing address.