A general solution (was: searching for email address)
hucka at eecs.umich.edu
Fri Feb 23 01:31:03 EST 1996
The question of how to find someone's email address is one that is asked very
frequently. You can find numerous techniques in the "finding-addresses"
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) list. From the contents of that document,
you should be able to find information about how to locate the e-mail address
you are seeking.
Here are some ways of obtaining a copy of the FAQ:
1. If you have a WWW browser, open the following document:
2. Check back-articles in one of the following newsgroups:
news.answers, comp.answers, comp.mail.misc, news.newusers.questions.
Look for the subject line "FAQ: How to find people's E-mail addresses".
3. If you have anonymous FTP access, connect to rtfm.mit.edu
[188.8.131.52]. Go to the directory /pub/usenet/news.answers.
There you will find the file "finding-addresses".
(FTP is a a way of copying files between networked computers. If you
need help in using or getting started with FTP, send e-mail to
mail-server at rtfm.mit.edu with the line
in the body of the e-mail message.)
4. There are other sites which also carry news.answers postings. The
article "Introduction to the news.answers newsgroup" carries a
list of these sites; the article is posted regularly to news.answers.
5. If you don't have FTP, send mail to mail-server at rtfm.mit.edu
with the following line in the body of the message:
Mike Hucka hucka at umich.edu http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/hucka
University of Michigan AI Lab & EECS Departmental Computing Organization
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