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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: [JavaMail] Re: Geronimo standard Sun-API jars
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 19:38:49 GMT
Danny wrote:
> Alex,
> > So we could use another implementation but provide a JavaMail API for
> > it in order to work. How we could do that with the issues re: Sessions
> > is a bit more problematic.

> the problem is that there is a lot of code related to Mime parsing and
> Address validation needed to conform to the RFC's in javaMail, there are a
> lot of mail RFC's (http://james.apache.org/rfclist.html) and they would
> require a lot of work to re-implement.

> I'd be very wary about starting down the road of an Apache clone of
javaMail
> unless it really offers serious advantages.

On this subject, and several others, there is talk with Sun.  Let's please
just focus on what is here for now, and give Sun some time to respond.
Everyone wants to move a lot faster than Sun is likely to do.  :-)

	--- Noel


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