Nathaniel S. Borenstein

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Computational email-the embedding of programs within electronic mail messages-is proposed as a technology that may help to solve some of the key problems in deploying successful applications for computer-supported cooperative work. In particular, computational email promises to alleviate the problem of remote installation at separately-administered sites,(More)
A uniform extension language for email systems can radically extend the utility of electronic mail, simplifying the construction of mail-based services and permitting the delivery of active messages that interact with their recipients and take differential actions based on the recipients' responses. This paper describes such a language, Safe-Tcl, including(More)
The Andrew Message System (AMS) is a portable, distributed, multi-media, multi-interface system for r_ding and sending mail and bulletin board (bboard) messages. Mail and bulletin board processing was selected as a "showcase" application to demonstrate how the Andrew file system and user interface toolkit could be applied most usefully to a user's daily(More)
l-Introduction This paper provides an overview of the Andrew Message System, which is in operation within the Andrew project at Carnegie Mellon University. The Andrew environment currently consists of 300 high-function workstations (typified by the IBM RT-PC) each running Berkeley Unix and attached to a large campus-wide network. A central file system(More)