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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backing IMAP with Web Services [WAS Re: Imap Function]
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2007 20:38:02 GMT
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?

(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?

- robert

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