1. <tool, messaging> A program that distributes files or information in
response to requests sent via electronic mail. Examples on the Internet include
Almanac and netlib. Mail servers are also used on Bitnet.
In the days before Internet access was widespread and UUCP mail links were
common, mail servers could be used to provide remote services which might now be
provided via FTP or WWW.
2. <messaging> (Or "mail hub") A computer used to store and/or forward
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