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IMP stands for Internet Mail Protocol. The software was written by a Williams student, way back in the day. Few people know this. This is probably why Williams webmail runs on IMP rather than something else. There are two equivalent ways to check your mail with a web browser: [http://imp.williams.edu http://imp.williams.edu] and [http://webmail.williams.edu http://webmail.williams.edu]. Most people have a strong preference for one or the other, though they are fundamentally the same .
[[PINE]] was the way most Williams students checked their e-mail until about 2003. It is a text-only system. When you use [[PINE]], you almost feel like a real computer geek. It's not very intuitive for people who have grown up using web-based e-mail, but it is very useful because it is often up when webmail is down, so there is a whole set of directions [[PINE|here]] on how to use it.