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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [mailet-api][proposal] MailAddress
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2007 05:13:09 GMT
Stefano Bagnara schrieb:
> Danny Angus ha scritto:
>> Sorry to cross post, pls reply to server-dev
> Why do you bounce back to server-dev? Isn't this a mailet api issue,
> first? IMHO similar issues should be discussed also with other
> implementors (e.g: MailCatcher author) and other interested parties (A.
> Oliver @ Buni). I thought we created a mailet api project mainly to
> separate this decisions from Apache specific implementation.
>> I think that I agree with roberts issue regarding MailAddress (MAILET-9)
>> I would like to propose that the API specify an interface and possibly
>> an InternetAddress wrapper if we produce an RI. but that in general
>> the container should be concerned with RFC compliance decisions not
>> the API and therfore the existing MailAddress should move back to
>> james-server.
>> WDYT?
> I would like to know exactly what kind of invalid email address we think
> should be represented and what scenario does this cover.
> In the mean time, generally speaking, I don't think this is a good idea.
> We produce an API based on a given specification, IMHO we should follow
> that specification and make very clear when we give tools to break the
> specification.
> To mailet users this would be a major changes: previously any time I
> reveived a MailAddress in a method I knew it was a syntatically valid
> address. With the proposed change I won't know this anymore.
> Stefano

I fully agree with Stefano,

please consider to this ;-)


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