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MVS UCLA Mail

Overview of UCLA/Mail (and IPC/370)

UCLA/Mail is a mail system for IBM's MVS operating system. It interfaces to the network via a SNA/NJE connection to JES2. If your system has a compatible TCP/IP product and a SMTP daemon which interfaces to NJE and is compatible with UCLA/Mail, then UCLA/Mail can handle Internet mail. UCLA/Mail, itself, does not use TCP/IP.

IPC/370 allows normal problem mode programs to communicate between MVS address spaces. This is used by the mail agents (including a TSO mail command) to communicate with the UCLA/Mail address space. It can also be used for other purposes.

UCLA/Mail and IPC/370 were written in 370 assembly language. You'll have to look elsewhere for C source code.

 


Current Status

UCLA/Mail never had support, however in the past we have responded to questions from other sites with the idea that this would help us run it here.

We are no longer running MVS and must end our involvement with anything related to MVS including UCLA/Mail. So there will not be any further distributions or modifications of UCLA/Mail (or IPC/370) from UCLA. Questions about UCLA/Mail will not be answered.

Any e-mail addresses which used to exist on host mvs.oac.ucla.edu no longer exist.

To allow other sites to field questions and continue development of UCLA/Mail, the UCLA/Mail and IPC/370 source is being made available under a "Berkeley" type license. This allows others to redistribute UCLA/Mail and IPC/370.


/*
 * Copyright (c) 1987, 1989 Regents of the University of California.
 * All rights reserved.
 *
 * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 * modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
 * are met:
 * 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 * 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
 *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
 *    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
 * 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
 *    must display the following acknowledgement:
 *	This product includes software developed by the University of
 *	California, Los Angeles and its contributors.
 * 4. Neither the name of the University nor the names of its contributors
 *    may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
 *    without specific prior written permission.
 *
 * THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE REGENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND
 * ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
 * IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
 * ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
 * FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
 * DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS
 * OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
 * HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
 * LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
 * OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
 * SUCH DAMAGE.
 *
 */

Original UCLA/Mail V1.500 cover letter

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