Regarding E-Mailgreenspun.com : LUSENET : MCU - Accessible Web Design : One Thread
I want to know Who invented e-mail?
Which is the first Web site to launch mailing facility?
-- Anonymous, June 16, 2002
Ray Tomlinson in late 1971. See http://www.pretext.com/mar98/features/story2.htm
As such email predates the "web" which was first proposed by Tim Berners-Lee in around 1989.
-- Anonymous, July 30, 2002