[1] Naturally, what is "common" is uncommonly contentious so here are some more sources for a couple more "common" mail programs:
a. ELM Manual
b. ELM Tutorial
c. VM tutorial via Listserv at:LISTSERV@lists.internic.net
Get VM1
Get VM2
Get VM3
[2]Get order forms here.

[3]Lesson 13
Lesson 14
Lesson 15
Lesson 16

[4]Mac versions can be downloaded here.

[5]The article is a bit dated (statistics through July 1994) but it is a decent overview of how the Web developed and where it is headed.

[6]Yes, there are alternatives, yes we could argue over which is best, but that would be silly. Netscape sets the standards all the others are trying to keep up with or surpass.

[7]Ditto above. WYSIWYG's (What You See Is What You Get, or Whizzywigs) offer some attractions, but BBedit is the workhorse perferred by the pros and students who use it understand html much better than students who use a WYSIWIG. You can download a copy here

[8]A few basic html sources are: for a "Quick Reference Guide" go here.

For a comprehensive html guide go here

For a well designed instructional guide go here.

For a well oganized comprehensive guide to HTML resources go to the pros.

For a disorganized always changing hodgepodge of html resources, go to my personal bookmarks and find the HTML section.


Obtain a list of lists maintained by various mail servers
with the following commands:
     Listproc:      LISTS
                    (to obtain a list of all known LISTSERV
                    lists, send the command
                    LISTS GLOBAL;
                    to search for LISTSERV lists with a given
                    keyword or character string in the
                    description, send the command
                    LISTS GLOBAL /[keyword],
                    e.g., LISTS GLOBAL /LAW.)
     Mailbase:      LISTS
     Mailserv:      DIRECTORY/LIST
     Majordomo:     LISTS
See: http://www.brandonu.ca/~ennsnr/Resources/Roadmap/map06.html