WWW access via e-mail was Re: Scout clip art
Andrew Heath (HEATHA@YVAX.BYU.EDU)
Mon, 19 Dec 1994 17:50:36 -0700
>those of us with only an AOL gateway we can't get to WWW.
This complaint has come up before and so I thought I would send this notice
that was posted a while back. It explains that WWW can be accessed through
e-mail (like the AOL gateway) FTP's can also be accessed through e-mail. I will
try to find the information that I have on this and post it for those who are
YiS, Andrew J. Heath (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fowarded post follows:
>Hello Electronic Scouters !
>Some time ago, someone posted the objection against setting up Scouting WWW
>servers, stating that most people only have e-mail access to the net, and
>we shouldn't provide a service only for those happy few who have full access.
>Well, I just came across the solution for this problem : there is a modified
>LISTSERV at info.cern.ch that can be used to retrieve any URL through e-mail.
>Just send a message to email@example.com containing
> send http://www.strw.leidenuniv.nl/~jansen/scout.html
>to retrieve my Scouting page.
>A description can be found at
>This is also the default page for the WWW or SEND command, so if you send
>the server a message containing only the command SEND, you will get this info
>David Jansen -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City