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Latest revision as of 04:38, 13 January 2020

File Format
Name E-Mail, newsgroups, and forums
Ontology

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Formats for the storage or transmission of messages (singly or in groups) for electronic mail, discussion lists, forums, newsgroups, BBSs, social networking, etc. See also Web, Address books and contacts.

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[edit] Abbreviations, conventions, etc. in messaging

Online messages can be a language all their own, with different dialects for different types of messages, but often "leaking" from one service to another. Here are a few of the things to watch out for:

[edit] Bulletin Board Systems (BBSs)

If Google was an '80s BBS...

[edit] Programs

[edit] Networks, protocols and formats

[edit] Chat, Texting and Instant Messaging

[edit] E-Mail

[edit] Standards and protocols

[edit] Specific programs

[edit] Clients

[edit] Servers

[edit] Webmail services

[edit] E-mail archiving

[edit] Forums / web comment threads

[edit] Messaging service integration

[edit] Online Services

(the old, proprietary variety)

[edit] Secure messaging

See also Encryption, Security

[edit] Social Networking

[edit] Transfer Encodings

See also the main article, Transfer Encodings.

[edit] Usenet

[edit] Links

[edit] BBSing

[edit] Email

[edit] Newsgroups/Usenet

[edit] Social networking

[edit] Misc.

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