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From Irv Salisbury <irv.salisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Embedding James in an application
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2005 11:36:58 GMT
Thanks for the info.  I don't really want to use IMAP either.  I
really need it to be just embedded, where I call the Java apis and it
talks directly to the database.  I just need the structure of the
folders, users, etc.  Does it still sound plausible?


On 6/22/05, Danny Angus <Danny_Angus@slc.co.uk> wrote:
> Irv
> > We don't need the SMTP and POP3 portions of a mail
> > server.  We need the concept of an inbox, trash, different users,
> > mailing "lists", etc.  Does this seem like a fit for James?
> Sounds like James with IMAP is what you need.
> Sadly IMAP is still under development, but we're hoping a google funded
> student will help us to increase the momentum.
> > Also, can you use James in an "embedded mode" where it doesn't have
> > the transports, but is simply called from Java?
> Yes and no, it is highly likely that James would be able to meet your
> requirement without being fully embedded (i.e. running in the same jvm)
> > I hope to be able to give back anything we develop.  Our application
> > is cocoon based, so if this works out, we will be writing a James
> > transformer that works with XML commands and returns XML messages.
> Cool.
> > So, I guess another question is, has anyone already done this?  (Don't
> > need to reinvent the wheel)
> theres the idea of a cocoon mailet posted here
> http://wiki.apache.org/james/MailetIdeas
> and Nicola discussed james/cocoon with us a year or two ago.
> d.
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