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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 22:41:18 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 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
>
> just for the repository-push parts of the specification or do you plan
> to use SEDA for the repository access?


as this project is yet an experience, i don't know yet  witch parts will use
the web service, but for now it should be only for the repository parts.
I don't know much  about  SEDA (just that it is a architecture to handle a
huge number of concurrent services).


> (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
>
> sounds like a good reason to me ;-)
>
> are you working to existing web service APIs?


what do you mean? i'm working with a web service that i'm developing...


- robert
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