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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autoresponder (aka answerbot or mailbot): Best thought of as an automatic email response, an autoresponder is a bot that has become an essential internet tool for net-centric businesses.
They call the computer program that sends such a response a "mailbot" or an "infobot".
Therefore, the author supposes that something besides a mailbot is needed for effective feedback response.
Information on the mailing list and an e-mail link for subscription requests can be found in the On the Net area along with departmental e-mail addresses and the SIRS Mailbot, an automated message retrieval system that can supply current information about SIRS products and services.
Internet service providers (ISPs) are supporting easy use of the Internet through tools such as automated mail responders (mailbots), which act like a fax-back system and allow automatic distribution of electronic versions of promotional material, samples of work, and brochures upon request.
Automatic e-mail responders or "mailbots" immediately send out a common reply via e-mail until you can properly respond to consumer queries.