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change significantly. As shown in figure 4, the
split in conventional mail between first class
and all other classes would essentially reverse.
In 1985, first-class conventional mail would ac-
count for about 61 percent of total conven-
tional mail, and all other classes would account
for about 39 percent. This is essentially the
same as the split indicated by actual fiscal
Figure 4.- Breakdown of Mail by Class for High B
(assuming 2/0 growth in
LISPS- delivered
first-olae mail
o USPS delivered
all other classes
40 of mail

30 I



Type of mail
Conventional first-class .. .......
Conventional other. . .......
Generation II EMS first-class ...
Generation II EMS other. .
USPS - delivered totals
First-class ..................
Other classes ................
aSecond, third, fourth classes, and
bThird class.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service, report, August 1982; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.