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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: [jira] Commented: (JAMES-461) Maildir support
Date Thu, 18 May 2006 14:54:45 GMT
Stefano Bagnara wrote:
> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> Stefano Bagnara wrote:
>>> I think we could write a simple implementation of MailRepository
>>> over Javamail MailStore and support the UID specific behaviour
>>> via reflection.
>> If you have to write reflective code then you are bypassing the
>> standard JavaMail interface, and touching GPL code, contaminating
>> our entire codebase.
> javamail store interface not supporting a way to retrieve a message
> you just stored to it.

If GPL code includes methods that are not present in the javax.* API, you cannot use them
without infecting the code.

	--- Noel

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