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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Questions on the Mail and MailRepository interfaces
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 21:14:36 GMT
robert burrell donkin schrieb:
> On 5/16/07, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
>> robert burrell donkin ha scritto:
>> > On 5/15/07, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
>> > 2 MimeMessage does not play well with nio
>>
>> I agree, but: does mime4j helps in this? I dedicated it really few time
>> and a lot of months ago, but if I remember correctly also mime4j gave me
>> problems when I approached seda.
>
> not sure whether mime4j helps directly
>
> a richer writing API would be useful for server side code. with a
> better variety of operations (for example, writing out all headers or
> writing out a particular mime par) and a better variety of outputs
> (for example, buffers or channels as well as streams).

Writting all headers is allready possible and writting bodyparts too. I
introduced this methods some month ago . But I think mim4j is not really
nio friendly yet :-/


>
>> > 3 the automatic type conversions are unhelpful
>>
>> This is true for the mail server, not true (IMHO) for the mailet
>> specification: mailet author have probably better life with
>> automatically converted mime objects.
>
> depends on the mailet. being given given the choice of raw or
> processed data would be great.

+1

>
>> > 4 automatic encoding conversions are unhelpful
>>
>> Same considerations as for 3.
>
> +1
>
> - robert

+1

Norman



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