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Windows Messaging

Microsoft's Internet electronic mail application, formerly called Microsoft Exchange.

windows messaging

An inter-process communication facility usually provided by vendors of graphical user interfaces for concurrent operating systems, such as Microsoft, The X Consortium and Apple.

The system software translates hardware interrupts from various input devices into messages according to the current input context (e.g. the active window of the frontmost application). Each message is a short piece of information. A message's format depends on its type, which is usually encoded in its first field. The message is sent to the client application using some communication protocol (e.g. shared memory, internal socket, network socket). The client application dispatches the message and performs any actions required. The messages can also be sent by client applications. This provides convenient and flexible inter-process communication.
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It also works with the Microsoft Exchange Inbox that ships with Windows 95, the Windows Messaging application that ships with NT4, and the Microsoft Exchange clients that ship with Microsoft Exchange Server.
It works with any Windows Messaging API client application, including Microsoft Outlook.
Protocols supported include Windows Messaging Interface (WMI) and XML/SOAP implementations for Cisco Call Manager 5, VMWare API and Solaris DTrace.
The following mail formats can be accessed by first importing them into Outlook Express: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Internet Mail, and Microsoft Windows Messaging.
It provides secure connections and supports Windows messaging and telephony APIs (application programming interfaces).
Embedded support for Windows Messaging Interface, Solaris DTrace and VMWare API to enable companies to migrate toward agentless monitoring.
First, they have either standardized on or want to move to Outlook, but they want to avoid the excessive costs and complexity of a Windows messaging infrastructure.
An "Instant Alert" can optionally be sent via Windows Messaging Service to another workstation on the network or displayed on the host computer.
For interoperability with Outlook, earlier versions of Bynari's Linux-based messaging and collaboration client application depended on access to Windows messaging components via a Windows NT Server proxy.
Sun Internet Mail Server software also provides interoperability with a variety of clients, including Sun's Web Access browser client and MAPI clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Windows Messaging Inbox.
Includes the MAPI providers that enable MAPI clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Windows Messaging Inbox to take full advantage of the power of Sun Internet Mail Server and Sun Directory Server software.
Profile Maker excels at client software configuration including direct support for MS Exchange Client, MS Outlook, Windows Messaging, and Schedule+.