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)
The Andrew project [16, 17], a joint venture of IBM and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), was conceived in 1982 as an ambitious attempt to design the university's computing environment of the future, with special emphasis on the needs of students and faculty in an academic setting. Not surprisingly, over time the project strayed somewhat from the original(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)
/Summary The "Messages" program, the high-end interface to the Andrew Message System (AMS), is a multimedia mail and bulletin board reading program that novices generally learn to use in less than an hour. Despite the initial simplicity, however, Messages is extremely powerful and manages to satisfy the needs of both experts and novices through a carefully(More)