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From Charles Benett <char...@benett1.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: Alpha release
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2001 11:29:02 GMT
Serge Knystautas wrote:
> Comments below...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Charles Benett" <charles@benett1.demon.co.uk>
> > Serge Knystautas wrote:
> > > - change jdbc repository to recognize db:// and dbfile://
> > sorry - can you explain the difference?
> Both use the database to store header and delivery information.  db:// will
> store the message body in the db too, while dbfile:// will only store the
> header in that field and use the file system to store the message body.
> (right now, the class is deciding whether to store the message in the db
> based on whether it's being used as a spool or regular mail repository).


> > > - probably move imap code to proposal dir
> > I'd prefer to leave it where it is
> I don't have a strong opinion on this, and this is assuming that the IMAP
> code is non-functional, but including the IMAP code means:
> - it appears in the configuration, potentially confusing new users
> - binds to port 143, which will unlikely create a conflict, but adds to the
> confusion
> - and then from the confusion we have to answer questions like how many
> concurrent sessions can the IMAP code handle.

> - also normally we don't add proposals to the main branch until they're more
> developed.
True - but moving it back to proposals and then back to main would
complicate cvs even more.

Basically, I'm hoping to have more time to look at the IMAP stuff.
Especially as we now have more people involved with james in general.
So, I'd prefer to leave it where it is.


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