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From "Jukka Zitting" <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [mime4J] MessageSearcher...? [WAS Re: [Mime4J] getReader]
Date Sun, 09 Mar 2008 16:05:49 GMT

On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 11:53 AM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 9:41 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  A search feature is typically only useful when applied to a collection
>  >  of messages, so I'm not sure if something like that really makes sense
>  >  in the scope of Mime4J.
>  the object i had in mind performs a character search of the bodies and
>  fields of one MIME document. this isn't a byte-wise but
>  character-based search which requires decoding of transfer encodings
>  and setting appropriate charsets. the function isn't complex but
>  getting the decoding right for each part is a little fiddly and
>  requires an understanding of MIME encoding.

Isn't most of that complexity already be handled by the new getReader() method?


Jukka Zitting

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