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From Darrell DeBoer <darr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JavaMail for storage?
Date Fri, 04 Jul 2003 21:39:12 GMT
On Sat, 5 Jul 2003 04:32 am, Serge Knystautas wrote:
> Darrell,

Hi Serge,

Please see comments in response to Noel's email, and below:

> Thanks for looking into this!  I understand your concerns, but as Noel
> indicated and a few other motivations:
> a) we're going to have to implement a custom file and JDBC
> implementation of an advanced store.
> b) the assumption is the requirements for this advanced store is very
> similar to the requirements for JavaMail store's.  What extra
> functionality we might have could be an extended Store (maybe call it
> ServerStore...dunno exactly)
> c) we could quickly leverage maildir, mbox, and other JavaMail store
> implementations, giving us more integration options.

This is the point I'm not so sure about. Unless we find existing JavaMail 
implementations that have been designed from a multi-user, multi-connection 
point of view, we aren't going to have anything to leverage.

> Anyway, the devil is in the requirements analysis, so it's great if
> you've started into this.  If JavaMail isn't close enough to what we
> need, either we can't use the same API or some extension of it, then we
> can roll our own.


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