Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. William Buchanan
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  3. William Buchanan
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  4. William Buchanan
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  14. Back Matter
    Pages 237-261

About this book


The Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW) is growing each day. More and more people require either to access information, send and receive electronic information or just to log into remote computers.

This book provides an up-to-date account of all the component parts of the Internet and the WWW, from architecture through to networking. It discusses key specifications relating to electronic mail, such as MiMe encoding and SMTP, and shows how they are used to send mail around the world.

Full backup for the book is provided with electronic mail and the author has set up a WWW page which contains links to other useful sources of information.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringNapier UniversityEdinburghUK

About the authors

WILLIAM BUCHANAN is a Senior Lecturer at Napier University, Edinburgh. He is an experienced computing author. He acts as a consultant to many companies, including British Gas, TransCo and is also a founding partner of Real-Time Technologies, which is a start-up company within Napier University.

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