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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: My own ESMTP extension, James Server and few questions
Date Thu, 23 Jul 2009 09:35:28 GMT
2009/7/23 Tomasz Płonka <plonkat@gmail.com>:
> W dniu 22 lipca 2009 15:28 użytkownik Robert Burrell Donkin
> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> napisał:
>> 2009/7/21 Tomasz Płonka <plonkat@gmail.com>:
>>> Hello Robert
>>>
>>> 2009/7/21 Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com>:
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>>> a couple of questions
>>>>
>>>> 1. what type of connection (eg SMTP, POP3, HTTP) do you want to open?
>>>> 2. when does this connection need to be opened? (eg during the SMTP
>>>> processing transaction, during post-processing of the accepted
>>>> message, on a scheduled basis)
>>>>
>>>
>>> a couple of answers ;-)
>>>
>>> 1.This should be an SMTP connection that will not send any e-mail, but
>>> will only try to extract some information from server using my own
>>> commands
>>
>> ok
>>
>>> 2.The connection should be opened after sending the e-mail with
>>> special parameters (my own parameters) .  The time between sending the
>>> message and connection opening should depend on the message's size.
>>
>> ok
>>
>> 3. is the information obtained going to be used to effect the SMTP
>> transaction? (for example, by fast fail)
>>
>
> It will not affect SMTP transaction. Information obtained from that
> connection will be used to send message to local email account.

ok

this means that a mailet can be used (rather than an SMTP handler)

mailets are easy to write and are documented on the website
(http://james.apache.org) but feel free to come back with questions
once you've taken a look

- robert

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