WEB Quest 1
Your assignment today is to do a WEB Quest search for the following questions and email them back to me by Friday, November 17. The time deadline is 11:59 p.m. on that day.
- What is middleware? What is gained by making electronic mail a middleware application?
- List some of the advantages of electronic mail. Disadvantages.
- List some of the advantages of computer conferencing. How you receive new postings in USENET? In LISTSERV?
- Name three standards for exchanges between electronic mail hosts. Which standard is the most widely used? Why do you need directory standards?
- What are the two dimensions of GroupWare? Where does desktop videoconferencing fit in this taxonomy? What about electronic meeting rooms? Lotus Notes? Workflow automation? Project management?