mail exploder

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mail exploder definition

messaging
Part of an electronic mail delivery system which allows a message to be delivered to a list of addresses. Mail exploders are used to implement mailing lists. Users send messages to a single address and the mail exploder takes care of delivery to the individual mailboxes in the list.
(1996-02-26)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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