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From Sid Stuart <...@weaselworks.com>
Subject Re: Processor naming thoughts?
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2003 23:52:12 GMT
It might be useful to use the same terminology as other MTA's. Exim has 
a similar construct similar  matchers/mailets called routers. If 
processor had been named routerTree or routers, I would have known 
exactly what it did.


Serge Knystautas wrote:

> Watching some of the threads of people trying to understand how 
> mailets work and how messages get processed, I was thinking maybe we 
> should rename "processor" to "queue".
> By changing the name from the verb (process) to the noun (queue), I 
> think it will help people understand what is happening.  It seems one 
> of the big points of confusion is, "what does it mean to send a 
> message to a processor?"  Instead, "send a message to a queue" seems 
> more understandable.
> Also then on the mailet API we should change setState() to setQueue() 
> since that's what we really mean.
> Any thoughts?

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