This API connection for cc:mail is Lotus VIM, vendor independent mail except
only lotus every implemented it. Somewhere I had some code that would
interface to VIM but I have no idea where it is now.
I think it listened for a local SMTP connection and then sent it via
cc:mail. I think the idea was that you could use OUTLOOK Express to handle
"mailto:" urls and then deliver them via cc:mail.
I probably still have the API documents but they also still appears to be
some on the IBM web site.
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And one more thing,
Am wondering about the possibility of setting up an interface between
modern Unix email and the embedded client for cc:Mail on the HP 200LX.
Various versions of cc:Mail are available from archive.org
, but the missing link seems to be the "client" type
connection from the cc:Mail post office to the internet, i.e. for the PO
machine to connect periodically and collect mail, rather than just acting
Have not been able to find much technical information about cc:Mail. I did
see a Lotus development kit for sale somwhere but seems to have lost the
Does anybody here know anything about this? Are there any books or
technical documents on cc:Mail available anywhere?