Vendor Independent Messaging (VIM)

VIM (Vendor Independent Messaging) is an application program interface (API) that facilitates the exchange of e-mail and attachments among programs from different vendors. VIM makes it possible to send e-mail from within an application program... (Continued)

VIM (Vendor Independent Messaging) is an application program interface (API) that facilitates the exchange of e-mail and attachments between programs from different vendors.

From a user standpoint, VIM works in a manner similar to the Microsoft Messaging Application Program Interface (MAPI). The first implementation of VIM to appear on the market was cc:Mail, which was released by Lotus, now a division of IBM.

Vim, a similarly-named but unrelated application, is an enhanced version of the vi text editor distributed with UNIX systems.

This was first published in March 2006

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