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From "Danny Angus" <danny.an...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r470929 - in /james/server/branches/v2.3/src/java/org/apache/james: dnsserver/DNSServer.java nntpserver/NNTPHandler.java pop3server/POP3Handler.java remotemanager/RemoteManagerHandler.java smtpserver/SMTPHandler.java
Date Sun, 05 Nov 2006 20:48:11 GMT
On 11/5/06, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:

> > +0 This is a temporary measure which resolves the issue, but doesn't
> > remove the root cause properly.
> Danny, what are you talking about?  Of course it removes the root cause.
> That is all and exactly what it does.  What other root cause are you
> presuming?

Yes it removes the root cause, but not in the best way, from where I'm
sitting it is a pragmatic patch and not one which has actually taken
account of all of the design considerations.

FWIW I'm *in favour* of pragmiatism.

> Yes, we can document these properties for people whose custom additions use
> InetAddress for resolution, and therefore suffer from the crude and lazy
> hack in Sun's InetAddress implementation.  Better still would be to document
> that they should use dnsjava or our DNSServer, but I'm not ready to define
> the latter in the Mailet API.

No  me either. I'd much rather educate than compel.


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