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postmaster

The electronic mail contact and maintenance person at a site connected to the Internet or UUCPNET. Often, but not always, the same as the admin. The Internet standard for electronic mail (RFC 822) requires each machine to have a "postmaster" address; usually it is aliased to this person. See also webmaster.
References in classic literature ?
asked the postmaster, keeping the letter in his own hand.
Ossory, Essex," chimed in the postmaster, throwing the letter back into the box.
Campaigners say it is increasingly difficult to recruit new postmasters because many branches are unsustainable after cutbacks and a lack of support.
POSTMASTERS are fighting back against the proposed closure of up to a third of their network.
Postmasters are resigning in droves in the latest shake-up of the ailing network.
To illustrate these points, I trace the evolution of interest group politics from the era of LDP dominance through the rise of two-party competition and the LDP's recent return to power, using postmasters associations and agricultural cooperatives as case studies.
Thousands of longserving and very experienced postmasters and their staff will be put on the scrapheap.
A national association of postmasters has decided to support the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in this summer's upper house election, eight years after it broke with the LDP in opposition to the party's postal privatization policy, sources close to the matter said Saturday.
THE government has secured the future of the Post Office under a 10-year deal giving certainty to postmasters, ministers have announced.
The Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) has called on the government to provide postmasters with a bigger role in the reorganisation of the banking sector.
He also has served on other town committees and is a member of the National Association of Postmasters.
FATEH JHANG, 28 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- The postmen and postmasters have demanded of the government to increase their wages in accordance with governments decision of fixing minimum Rs.