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Message Handling System

<messaging, standard> (MHS) The standard defined by ITU-T as X.400 and by ISO as Message-Oriented Text Interchange Standard (MOTIS). MHS is the X.400 family of services and protocols that provides the functions for global electronic mail transfer among local mail systems and MTAs.

It is used by CompuServe, among others.



Nearby terms: message Message Digest 5 message digest function Message Handling System message passing Message Passing Interface message switching