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From Leo D'Angelo <ldang...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] FetchPOP --> Fetch
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2003 16:42:24 GMT
I've been using it for a couple of weeks now with no problems... I am in the
process of moving it into proposals and changing it's name to fetchmail as
the final step... I will try and wrap it up and submit it by end of day
Tuesday...  Does this work?


On 2/2/03 12:04 PM, "Noel J. Bergman" <noel@devtech.com> wrote:

> Hey Guys,
> Just wondering what is happening with the new Fetch[Message|Mail|Whatever]
> service.  I was under the impression that it was coming soon, and included
> Sergei's changes, so I didn't merge Sergei's patch to FetchPOP.
> As you've likely seen on the mailing list, discussion seems to be converging
> on using JavaMail for message stores, so between the fetcher, IMAP and the
> message stores, we should be seeing a lot more use of JavaMail in James.  I
> just wrote an e-mail to Chris Burdess asking about his JavaMail providers.
> So if this thing is reasonable stable, I'd like to see about getting it into
> HEAD.  People who need the really stable tested code should be living out of
> the v2.1 branch, anyway, right now.
> By the way, please take a look at this message on james-user@ from Sami
> Siren, who packaged a fetch for DAV mail:
> http://nagoya.apache.org/eyebrowse/ReadMsg?listName=james-user@jakarta.apach
> e.org&msgId=548521
> Seems to me that you'd want to subsume that code and config into the general
> fetcher service.
> --- Noel
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leo D'Angelo [mailto:ldangelo@mac.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 12:24
> To: James Developers List
> Subject: Re: [Proposal] FetchPOP --> Fetch
> Hi All,
> I am happy to move the new version to proposals (and provide instructions).
> Is was planning on doing something similar to the imap/imap2 implementation
> in proposals (with docs).  Would this be acceptable?
> I have tried Yahoo (works fine), a couple of third party POP implementations
> (the javamail one does not allow the SEEN flag to be set) as well as mbox...
> All these seemed to work fine...  Extensive testing needs to be done on this
> module but the basics *seem* to work...
> I was also thinking about FetchMail.  The one thing that tripped me up is
> that there is an nntp transport available...  I thought someone could use
> this as a "news feeder" as well...  Any thoughts?
> -LeoD
> On 1/20/03 8:06 AM, "Noel J. Bergman" <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
>> Serge,
>> Are you prepared to provide instructions to people on how to do a James
>> build that has Fetch in proposals/?
>> How stable is the revised version?  Have you tried using any of the third
>> party service providers, e.g., the ones for Yahoo and Hotmail?
>> As for the name, I was kind of leaning towards something a bit more
>> descriptive, e.g., FetchMail, but more generic than FetchPOP.
>> --- Noel
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Serge Sozonoff [mailto:serge@globalbeach.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2003 15:51
>> To: James Developers List
>> Subject: [Proposal] FetchPOP --> Fetch
>> Hi guys,
>> After an email exchange with Leo, we would like to work on a new version
> of
>> FetchPOP in the proposals area and then move it into a futur release of
>> James when it is ready.
>> One of the main goals is to make full use of JavaMail so that we can take
>> advatage of the various Javamail service providers.
>> We would also like to rename FetchPOP to something else, maye just call it
>> Fetch.
>> Thanks,
>> Sergei
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