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From Dhrubo <dhrubo.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: MailRepository and MailboxManager
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 12:57:48 GMT
I am also for single repository and 2 views
That way no migration or move is required.

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Mario Zsilak <mario.zsilak@inew-cs.com>wrote:

> +1
>
> 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,
> Mario
>
> >-----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"
> >command.
> >
> >WDYT ?
> >
> >I think I remember Robert didn'T like the idea to much in the past..
> >
> >Bye,
> >Norman
> >
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