mailbot

mailbot

(MAIL roBOT) A software agent in a mail server that is typically used to send an automatic response to the sender. Mailbots are often used to send out-of-office replies, but can be made to send back any message.
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Alexander Communications is the first public relations agency to offer clients a complete range of Internet services, including Worldwide Web, gopher, listserver, and mailbot services.
The NRH home page also provides information on the NRH Mailbot, a service that makes clients' press materials available around the clock using electronic mail -- by far the most popular and widely used Internet communications tool available today.
Additionally, all information may be obtained via automatic mailbot (electronic robot): send a blank email message (no body or subject) to tia-info@marketplace.
By the end of the year, Alexander Communications will be announcing its interactive multimedia web server as well as services for mailbots, newsgroups, research and custom applications.