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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: Re[6]: Failed to initialise MIME mail (newbie warning)
Date Thu, 20 Jun 2002 07:04:51 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Diane Holt" <>
To: "Ant Users List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 23:48
Subject: Re: Re[6]: Failed to initialise MIME mail (newbie warning)

> --- Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:
> > "Failed to initialise..." says it didn't find the JavaMail stuff, but
> > then Ant falls back to the built-in SMTP implementation and tries to
> > send the mail.
> Yeah, but he says he has the mail.jar file in ANT_HOME/lib -- so if it's
> not finding that, then something's wrong, somewhere along the line, and I
> was suggesting that if he could track down what that something was, that
> might actually clear up the succeeding problems. It was just a suggestion,
> though, that may or may not pan out.

activation.jar too right? You need both.

MIME is trouble. It's a woolly spec, makes all implementations complex.
Becomes a big issue in the SOAP world; you can only do binary attachements
with {mail,activation, saaj}.jar, the latter being some spinoff of JAX-RPC.

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