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From "Mario Zsilak" <mario.zsi...@inew-cs.com>
Subject AW: MailRepository and MailboxManager
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 12:55:24 GMT

However, one comment:
I would like to see that, if a POP3 user fetches his mails, he shall see all
of them (in all folders) - with the difference to IMAP that he doesn't see
his folder structure but only INBOX. At least it should be configurable.


What I can say from my experience in my company:
After 4 years of POP3, we finally convinced the company management to
upgrade our email package (hosted service) so that it includes IMAP. The
domain hoster told us that they can't migrate users / mails from POP3 to
IMAP and we had to do it manually ...

Let's do it better! OK, we may use RemoteManager and "movemails", but I
believe having a single Repository would be still better :)

Kind regards,

>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: norman.maurer@googlemail.com [mailto:norman.maurer@googlemail.com]
>Im Auftrag von Norman Maurer
>Gesendet: Mittwoch, 20. Januar 2010 12:38
>An: James Developers List
>Betreff: MailRepository and MailboxManager
>Hi all,
>after I already brought this up some time in the past I thought a bit
>more about MailRepository and MailboxManager. I'm still in favor to
>just use one Repository for IMAP and POP3. I think its a no go to ship
>different "storages" for the protocols. I know the requirement for
>POP3 and IMAP are totally different but shouldn't it be possible to
>write some adapter which will just expose the Mails via the
>MailRepository interface but use an underlying MailboxManager to fetch
>it ?
>So when an User would use IMAP he would get all he features of
>MailboxManager, if he use POP3 he will just see the emails in the
>Folder INBOX. Thats exactly how many unix mailserver do it. Like
>Dovecot, Courier etc. So it can't be the worst idea =P
>Then we could mark the old implementations with "@deprecated" and
>remove them later, or beeing more radical remove them now.
>Mailmigration could just work with the RemoteManager and "movemails"
>I think I remember Robert didn'T like the idea to much in the past..
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