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From "Paulo Sergio" <paulo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backing IMAP with Web Services [WAS Re: Imap Function]
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2007 20:40:39 GMT
On 8/2/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/2/07, Paulo Sergio <pauloslf@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/2/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
> > > just wondered whether there are existing web services you need to
> > > interface to or whether you plan to develop an API from scratch
> >
> >
> > i'm developing an api from scratch because i need to adapt  it to my
> > backend, i will hook the service at a higher level, and replace the
> > repository calls using the web service, again: as this is just an
> experiment
> > things can change :)
> >
> >
> > the reason why i ask is that i've had it in mind for a while to take
> > > another look at the repository API: it's very big and general. i'd
> > > like to present a more compact API to the processor code so that it's
> > > easier to create alternative repository implementations.
> >
> >
> > An easy (and compact) API will probably make integrations with existing
> > backends easier. But in my specific project i believe that not using
> this
> > layer (repository) is a good option..  or maybe not if we think about
> > scalability..
>
> so, i guess you'll be reimplementing the processing layer then?


good question.. i don't know yet.. where do you think it would be the right
place to insert the web service methods?
do you think i will need to reimplement the processing layer?

Paulo F.

- robert
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