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From John Yoost <Jo...@jeld-wen.com>
Subject RE: IMAP and the database repository
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2001 20:54:36 GMT
Charles,

Thanks for the enthusiasm.  I looked at the pop3 server and it is using the
generic mail repository I was speaking about called MailRepository to
manipulate the user inbox. I don't believe your code is using this is it?

Could you give me some idea what is working and what is not?

-John Yoost

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Charles Benett [SMTP:charles@benett1.demon.co.uk]
> Sent:	Thursday, September 13, 2001 1:33 PM
> To:	james-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject:	Re: IMAP and the database repository
> 
> John Yoost wrote:
> > 
> > I am very interested in using James SMTP and IMAP and the Database
> > repository.
> 
> Hurrah!
> 
> > 
> > I realize that the IMAP implementation is pre-beta.  I have looked at
> the
> > existing code (for IMAP) as well as RFC2060. with the idea of helping
> with
> > the IMAP part of the project.
> 
> Great.
> 
> > 
> > With a quick once over, it looks to me as if the IMAP code does not
> support
> > the use of a database repository (or the other way around, the Database
> > repository does not support the IMAP requirement).  Speciffically I
> don't
> > see any support for multiple folders in the database repository, only
> > hard-coded support for folders under the OS file system.
> 
> I suspect that there are enough differences between IMAP and POP3 that
> the existing database mail repositories are not a great place to start
> for IMAP db storage.
> 
> > 
> > Am I off base here?
> > 
> > Is this current limitation why IMAP development is at a stand-still?
> 
> No - I just haven't had any time recently.
> 
> > 
> > Please help me get my arms around where the IMAP development stands so I
> can
> > try to help.
> 
> I would suggest getting first getting the IMAP + file storage up to
> usable standard.
> DB-ising should then be fairly straightforward.
> 
> Charles
> 
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