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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: [Proposal] FetchPOP --> Fetch
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2003 17:06:55 GMT

If it works well, and especially if you are changing its name to FetchMail,
don't bother with proposals.  HEAD is going to undergo major change, anyway.
And it will be easier to build it in the main source tree.

I am hoping that Chris Burdess will join us sometime today.  He is the
author of the JavaMail providers (and I believe the JavaMail core) that are
currently under GNU Classpath.  All LGPL licensed.  He mentioned that he has
a new NNTP provider, which he can package up for us.  Are you ready for
that?  :-)

	--- Noel

P.S.  I don't know about anyone else, but my mailer complains if you use an
self-signed SMIME cert, so I'd prefer if you didn't send signed mail unless
you've a valid (recognized CA) cert.

-----Original Message-----
From: Leo D'Angelo [mailto:ldangelo@mac.com]
Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 11:42
To: James Developers List
Cc: Serge Sozonoff; Sami Siren
Subject: Re: [Proposal] FetchPOP --> Fetch

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
> 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.
> 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
> HEAD.  People who need the really stable tested code should be living out
> 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:
> e.org&msgId=548521
> Seems to me that you'd want to subsume that code and config into the
> 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
> Is was planning on doing something similar to the imap/imap2
> in proposals (with docs).  Would this be acceptable?
> I have tried Yahoo (works fine), a couple of third party POP
> (the javamail one does not allow the SEEN flag to be set) as well as
> All these seemed to work fine...  Extensive testing needs to be done on
> 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
>> Fetch.
>> Thanks,
>> Sergei

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