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From "Paulo Sergio" <paulo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backing IMAP with Web Services [WAS Re: Imap Function]
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2007 21:06:31 GMT
On 8/1/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/1/07, Paulo Sergio <pauloslf@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/1/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On 7/31/07, Paulo Sergio <pauloslf@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Thanks for the fast answer.. it is working now !
> > > > i'm now trying to add a web service client to imap function (this
> web
> > > > service will be the repository).
> > >
> > > you may find that binding IMAP to web services is an interesting
> problem
> > > ;-)
> > >
> > > SOA or REST?
> >
> >
> > SOA..
>
> asynchronous?


yep

(i have long term interests in REST based mail protocols)
>
> > but why do you say "interesting problem"?
>
> IMAP is an interesting protocol in many ways
>
> it makes many functions which should be simple, complex instead
>
> > my idea is not bind all IMAP commands to web services, just the
> repository,
> > authentication and maybe just a few more
>
> will the repository be shared?


yep
this work is just an experimentation with adding Imap support to an existing
framework, and the web-services seem to be  the right way to connect both
systems

Paulo F.

> - robert
>
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